Neamatallah Hisham detained Egypt In Egypt, wife of jailed rights lawyer detained for 13 hours over social media post detailing abuse in prison

Neamatallah Hisham was abruptly arrested after making social media posts shedding light on the brutal treatment meted out to her husband, Mohammed El-Baqer, in solitary confinement, as well as the maltreatment of other prisoners

patrick zaki Egypt Egyptian court grants provisional release to human rights researcher Patrick George Zaki

Zaki was arrested in February 2020 after returning to Egypt from Italy where he was studying at the University of Bologna. He has since spent 22 months in pre-trial detention on various charges

Egyptian activist Hossam Bahgat Prominent Egyptian activist Hossam Bahgat found guilty of insulting election authorities

Bahgat is the founder-director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). He has previously been targeted by successive governments for his work towards the advancement of civil liberties and human rights in Egypt