Advocacy / Egypt
MENA Rights Group joins 40+ signatories in urging Egyptian authorities to release Gamal Abdelhamid Ziada, the father of human rights defender, journalist and former prisoner of conscience Ahmed Gamal Ziada. Furthermore, we call on authorities to cease their acts of reprisal against families of journalists and human rights defenders.
MENA Rights Group joins 27 civil society organisations in calling on Egyptian authorities to immediately and unconditionally release political activist Mohamed Adel, to cease the targeting of individuals exercising their right to freedom of expression and to uphold basic human rights and the rule of law.
MENA Rights Group joins 18 civil society organisations in urging Egyptian authorities to close Case 173, which punishes more than 20 human rights defenders through asset freezes and travel bans, and to cease the targeting of independent civil society.
MENA Rights Group joins 99+ signatories, including civil society organisations, in condemning the harassment of Egyptian independent media outlets and journalists.
Civil society organisations condemn sentencing of Egyptian academic and researcher Patrick George Zaki
MENA Rights Group joins 40+ civil society organisations in condemning the Egyptian authorities' sentence against academic and researcher Patrick George Zaki for merely exercising his right to freedom of expression.
Egypt: detained academic at risk of death, Salah Soltan should be immediately released and offered treatment
MENA Rights Group joins 50 human rights organisations in calling for the release of Salah Soltan. The Egyptian academic is held in arbitrary detention, and faces serious medical neglect which may lead to his death.
Joint letter – NGOs call on Secretary Blinken to urge Egypt to withdraw its upcoming NGO registration deadline
MENA Rights Group joins 20 rights organisations in condemning Egyptian authorities' imposition of a deadline for all NGOs to register in accordance with the draconian 2019 NGO law. We call on Secretary Blinken to urge Egypt to withdraw the deadline.
MENA Rights Group joins a coalition of civil society organisations in calling on Egyptian authorities to drop the charges against three Mada Masr journalists in the context of a crackdown on independent media.
Solidarity statement with Egyptian poet Galal El Behairy on the 5th anniversary of his arbitrary arrest and his announcement of a hunger strike
MENA Rights Group joined 30 human rights organisations in signing a solidarity statement with arbitrarily detained Egyptian poet Galal El Behairy, who recently went on hunger strike. We urge the international community to pressure the Egyptian authorities into immediately and unconditionally releasing him.
Egypt: Rights Organizations Stand in Solidarity with the Complaint Filed with the African Commission against the Egyptian Government on Behalf of Ramy Shaath and Celine Lebrun-Shaath
Solidarity statement with former political prisoner Ramy Shaath, and his wife Ms. Céline Lebrun-Shaath, in their complaint against the Egyptian government before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.