Alia Mosallam, an Egyptian historian and a postdoctoral fellow at Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Berlin, was detained for over 17 hours at the airport upon arrival before being released on bail
Nearly 500 workers staged a protest in front of the Egyptian Iron and Steel Company headquarters after the management announced the shutting down of production, independent news organization Mada Masr reported
Ahmed Samir Santawy, a student of the Central European University (CEU) in Vienna, was detained by the police in Cairo on February 1, leading to an international outcry
A case against a rich alleged rapist has sparked outrage across the country, leading to an amendment to legislation to conceal the identities of survivors – but is it enough?
Founder and editor-in-chief of al-Manassa news agency, Nora Younis, has been a critic of the Egyptian government’s track record on human rights. She is the third woman journalist to be arrested by the Egyptian authorities in recent weeks
Sami’s whereabouts and the reason for her arrest are still unknown. She is the second female journalist to be arrested by the Egyptian police within a week after editor-in-chief of Mada Masr Lina Attalah
Lina Attalah, the editor-in-chief of the Egyptian independent news outlet Mada Masr, was arrested while speaking to Laila Soueif, the mother of political prisoner Alaa Abdel Fattah