Hossam Bahgat
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

Egypt lifts state of emergency after four years

The state of emergency in Egypt was first imposed in 2017. It gave the authorities powers to arbitrarily arrest people, search houses without warrants, restrict people’s freedom of gathering and movement, and conduct trials in special courts

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