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 […]

Citizens are not equal before the law and prisoners too… A position paper on the infringement of the principle of equality between the two former presidents of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak and Mohamed Morsi

Cairo: 5 March 2020 The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) released today a position paper to explain the state bodies’ contrasting treatment between the two former presidents of Egypt; Mohamed Morsi and Hosni Mubarak, since their overthrow till […]