Prisoners of conscience in Egypt: No release, no trial, no visits ANHRI reiterates its call on the Public Prosecutor and the Interior Minister to halt victimization and harassment of prisoners and respect the rule of law

  Cairo: 30 June 2020 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today that the Public Prosecutor, the Minister of the Interior, and the Assistant Minister of the Interior of the Prison Authority should reopen visits to the […]

Egypt: Free expression regarded by government as a greater threat to public safety than murder or violence, as demonstrated by presidential pardons and conditional releases

The signatory human rights organizations denounce the exclusion of prisoners of conscience from the April 14th pardon issued by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Persons including peaceful opposition politicians, human rights defenders, journalists, and lawyers are ineligible for the pardon while […]

IN RESPONSE TO THE INCLUSION OF ZYAD ELELAIMY AND RAMY SHAATH ON EGYPT’S “TERRORISM LISTS” Egyptian Political organizations and Civil Society: “An unprecedented escalation that completely stifles the political process and terrorizes opposition”

Joint statement We, the undersigned Egyptian political and civil society organizations, strongly condemn the decision issued on April 18 to include Zyad Elelaimy, former MP and leader within the Egyptian Democratic Party, as well as Ramy Shaath, political activist and […]