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Khaled Fahmy | "When I demand my right to read and write, I am not asking for a luxury."
How was almost LE5 million in prisoner fines collected in 10 days?
Haitham Gabr | At 9 pm on Tuesday, May 24, in a Giza prison, an appeal session was underway for 47 defendants accused
Families demand warm clothes, better conditions for Aqrab Prison detainees
Mai Shams El-Din | Those who manage to receive news of their loved ones say they lack access to food, clean water and medication.
Boycott drive proposes martyrs, prisoners as parliamentary candidates
A group of young activists is calling on Egyptians to boycott the parliamentary elections in honor of
Families of detainees refute national report on their treatment in prison
Beesan Kassab | Detainee Amr Rabie reportedly refused an offer from a prison officer to change his behavior in return
Imprisoned activist Alaa Abd El Fattah speaks from Tora
Ahdaf Soueif | Alaa Abd El Fattah, outspoken software tecchie, blogger and political activist, has spoken to the media
Ramadan and politics: Does Sisi really care?
Mai Shams El-Din | Conflicting decisions in the last few weeks have raised questions from critics as to whether President
Anti-Protest Law campaigners say Ramadan pardons are not enough
Heba Afify | A list of 165 detainees pardoned by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday for the holy month of
Open letter to President Sisi from mother of jailed journalist Mohamed Fahmy
Wafa Abdel Hamid Bassiouni | Dear Mr. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, As a mother and an Egyptian citizen I appeal to you, Mr.
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Yara Sallam
Blog: ‘Did you see Aya in Qanater Prison?’
In May 2014, on a flight home from a business trip, I picked up a newspaper from a flight attendant and
Alaa Abd El Fattah
Jan 25, 5 years on: The only words I can write are about losing my words
Five years ago on what would turn out to be the last normal day of my life I sat down at my desk in a
Omar Hazeq
Invisible prisoners, Part 1
Muhannad Ihab, a child who suffered through juvenile detention, imprisonment, disease and Miry Hospital.
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Supreme State Security Prosecution renews the detention of two photojournalists for 15 days in Case 441/2018
Son claims prison administration refuses to treat Abouel Fotouh’s deteriorating health
US ambassador to UN calls for release of Egyptian prisoner Omar Mohamed
New list of prisoner pardons set to prioritize journalists and patients: NCHR member
Presidential pardons disappoint political prisoners
4 detainees hospitalized after assault by Alexandria court security
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