Post Tagged with: "Egypt"

Human Rights Watch: Egypt – Court Punishes Activists for Challenging al-Sisi

  From: Human Rights Watch: Prison Sentences Aim at Deterring Peaceful Dissent   An Egyptian court on February 6, 2024, sentenced the prominent politician Ahmed Tantawy, along with his campaign advisor and 21 of his detained supporters, to a year in prison for alleged offenses associated with his presidential challenge to President[Read More…]

by February 8, 2024

Updates From Human Rights Watch! 12/25/21 Part 1 Egypt: Wave of Unjust ‘Emergency’ Trials

Egypt: Wave of Unjust ‘Emergency’ Trials Prosecutions Fast-Tracked Despite End to State of Emergency The Egyptian government initiated at least five Emergency State Security Court trials against high-profile human rights defenders, activists, and political opponents on alleged speech offenses ahead of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s October 25, 2021 declaration ending the country’s[Read More…]

by December 25, 2021