(Beirut) – Egyptian authorities should cease the harassment and persecution of prominent human rights defender and journalist, Hossam Bahgat, who faces abusive charges intended to punish
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Today, a full year has passed since the start of the unprecedented security attack on the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, which saw the arrest, within one week, of its executive director, Gasser Abdel Razek, its managing director, Mohamed
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) said today that the President's decision announced on 25 October to stop extending the state of emergency - imposed on all parts of the country since 2017 - is a positive step in the right directi
Today, 29 September 2021, marks two years since Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed El-Baqer's arrest, meaning the length of his pretrial detention has now reached the maximum allowed under Egyptian law.
Ten human rights organizations today said they stood in full solidarity with leaders and members of the Egyptian Coordination for Rights and Freedoms, whose trial begins this Saturday, 11 September, before an Emergency State Security Criminal Cour
A Cairo court is scheduled to begin the trial of Hossam Bahgat, Executive Director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), on Tuesday, 7 September, for “insulting the National Elections Authority (NEA)”.
The undersigned rights organizations condemn the ongoing detention of ten Egyptian citizens belonging to Nubian civic associations in Saudi Arabia.
Hossam Bahgat, EIPR executive director, appeared today at the Public Prosecutor’s office in Rehab city to be questioned in a new case opened against him (case number 35/2020). After questioning, the prosecution ordered Bahgat’s release without ba
Update: Summons of @EIPR executive director Hossam Bahgat to the Public Prosecutor’s Office has now been moved up to Wednesday 16 June