Egyptian Human Rights Forum
Activist Hisham Kassem arrest Egypt Egyptian authorities arrest publisher and activist Hisham Kassem

Hisham Kassem faces charges of slander and verbal assault. He is the leader of the political group al-Tayar al-Hurr (the free current), formed in June this year, which plans to support an opposition presidential candidate against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in the upcoming elections next year

Rights groups again urge US president to stop military aid to Egypt

Human rights organizations reiterated their demand for the US government to suspend military aid to Egypt amid rampant human rights violations by the government of al-Sisi.