Egypt detains former al-Ahram editor after he called on Sisi to step down | Middle East Eye

Since Sisi, then Egypt’s army chief, took power following Morsi’s removal, rights groups have raised concerns over the government’s crackdown on political opponents. Egypt is estimated to hold some 60,000 political prisoners, many of whom are detained in cramped conditions and subjected to torture.RecommendedTorture and abuse in Egypt’s prisons fuel Islamic State recruitment, rights groupContinua a leggere “Egypt detains former al-Ahram editor after he called on Sisi to step down | Middle East Eye”

US lawmakers and rights groups call on Egypt to commute planned executions | Middle East Eye

Without a presidential pardon, Egypt is set to execute 12 Muslim Brotherhood members who stood against the 2013 coup that ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected leader Sorgente: US lawmakers and rights groups call on Egypt to commute planned executions | Middle East Eye

Egypt sentences activist Sanaa Seif to 18 months in prison amid global outcry | Middle East Eye

Seif was detained in June 2020 following her demands to communicate with her jailed brother Alaa Abdel Fattah Sorgente: Egypt sentences activist Sanaa Seif to 18 months in prison amid global outcry | Middle East Eye

petizione: Demand an Investigation into the Brutal Murder of My Friend and Classmate Giulio

Giulio Regeni was a 28-year-old PhD student who was brutally tortured and murdered in Egypt. Please sign the petition to demand an independent investigation! (5812 signatures on petition) Sorgente: petizione: Demand an Investigation into the Brutal Murder of My Friend and Classmate Giulio