Analysis / Egypt

The practice of “rotation”: how Egypt keeps its dissidents in indefinite detention

December 14, 2021

This analysis discusses the practice of “rotation” which is increasingly used by the Egyptian authorities to circumvent the maximum periods of pre-trial detention, and raises serious due process and fair trial concerns.

Egypt supports 270 recommendations made during latest UPR whilst denying known human rights violations

March 13, 2020

Following the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt in November 2019, Egypt notified the Human Rights Council (HRC) of the recommendations it wishes to implement in the upcoming years. The UPR outcome was formally adopted on March 12, 2020.

Egypt’s Universal Periodic Review highlights international concerns over the country’s human rights record

November 21, 2019

On November 13, 133 states made over 370 recommendations on issues such as torture, the death penalty and the detention of human rights defenders.