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The two activists have finished their prison term, and their families condemn their continued detention
The annual summer school has been hosted in Cairo for 22 years
Human rights advocates Gamal Eid, Hossam Bahgat to appear in court on Monday
As the state and its affiliates remain reluctant to discuss human rights, the space for conversation on the topic dissipates
The USA has published guidelines for its controversial use of drones, and has given a glimpse of its overall strategy. But critics say that it isn’t enough.
The new UN rapporteur on human rights in North Korea hopes the lessons he learned from other countries will improve the UN’s cooperation with the communist regime. But he told DW that he knows it won’t be easy.
Imprisonment of youth continues against backdrop of Red Sea islands case
Court examining appeal filed by family and lawyers postpones case to 4 September
The law must be implemented without bias, no matter the identity of the defendant or the nature of the charges, says head of Lawyers Syndicate
Their detention has been continuously renewed since January based on accusations that the three were inciting protests against the regime
Campaign supporting prisoners of conscience exposes Adly’s case as symbol of crackdown
The one-week campaign aims to demand rights for young activists who were detained for demonstrating against the transfer of Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia
Council further demands end to groundless travel bans, application of prison regulations
Shawkan has been in jail since 2013, and his fate remains unknown as his trial continues
Condemning recent attack on Copts in Minya, EIPR claims 77 incidents of tension since 2011
A Syrian refugee detained in events of 25 April will be deported to Turkey or Lebanon, says states rights group
Despite a widespread campaign on social media Sunday night hoping Adly would walk free, the court has renewed his detention
A UK-based observer group says Syrian regime fighters have seized the only road into the rebel-held area of Aleppo. More than 30 civilians were killed in the besieged city on Saturday.
Continuing denunciations of state’s crackdown on civil society, human rights advocates
Yemen’s internationally-backed government and Shiite Houthi rebels have resumed peace talks in Kuwait City. The ongoing conflict which began in March 2015 has claimed 9,000 lives to date.
In other similar cases, protesters were acquitted from charges
‘His lawyers are denied visits by prosecution authorities,’ states wife
The regime has no interest in an open political sphere, say human rights experts
Israel’s parliament has finalized a contentious law that will increase the regulation of many Israeli human rights organizations. Critics have denounced the bill for allegedly targeting pro-Palestinian groups.
Without political will, these amendments to the Protest Law will not be reinforced: NGOs
Despite the lawyer continuing to suffer inhumane conditions, the court will not formally address his complaints until 5 September
Restoring peace and security – that’s President Faustin Archange Touadera’s main task. He took office 100 days ago, but the Central African Republic (CAR) still has a long way to go before becoming a stable state.
Kenyan lawyers and civil rights activists staged a nationwide protest after the murder of human rights lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and a taxi driver. The killings are among many unresolved murders in Kenya.
Israel has bolstered security in a major crackdown around Hebron that is affecting tens of thousands of civilians. The lockdown comes in response to two recent attacks on Jewish settlers.
‘The regime is replacing politics with force and I will not stop until violators are brought to justice,’ says prominent rights lawyer currently being investigated for anti-torture bill