Infographic showing Death Penalty Verdicts In Egypt during January and February 2021

Press Release

17 March 2021

In the first 2 months of 2021 alone Egyptian authorities executed 7 prisoners.

67 new defendants were sentenced to death

48 new defendants received provisional death penalty sentences.

These alarming figures only represent what EIPR researchers were able to document through family members, defense lawyers, case files and the news media.