The legal team of former President Mohammed Morsi’s family is looking to charge senior members of the Egyptian regime, which ousted the country’s first-democratically elected president in a military coup.
Imprisoned in the notorious Tora prison, Yasser Albaz's family says he might be suffering from the coronavirus.
With Algeria and Sudan ousting longstanding leaders, ongoing unrest in the Gaza Strip and protests in both Iraq and Lebanon, there is a feeling that change could once again be sweeping across the region.
International human rights groups warn that the Sisi regime is spreading fear amongst his critics and opponents by detaining and torturing the country's leading rights defenders.
The UN has deferred an anti-torture conference in Egypt, a country long accused of torturing political dissidents.
The over 3,000-year-old sculpture was sold at Christie's London auction house for around $6 million despite protests from the Egyptian government.
Egypt's first and only democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi died in a courtroom amid allegations that he was banned from receiving medicine or visits. However, the United States and European countries have remained mum on his death.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi's brand of rule thrives on chaos and perceived threats.
National Election Authority head Lashin Ibrahim says 88.83 percent voted "yes" for changes that could keep President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in power until 2030, with 11.17 percent voting "no".
Since 2013, when a coup ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president, 19 judges have issued a total of 1,056 death sentences. These are some of the judges who have issued the execution orders.
The number of executions in Egypt surge to an unprecedented level as do the allegations of unfair trials and confessions extracted through torture.
The Istanbul governor's office said in a statement released late on Tuesday that a committee would probe the deportation in January of alleged Muslim Brotherhood member Mohammed Abdel Hafiz.
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