Writers, actors, filmmakers call for release of Egyptian film editor

Over 200 of the world’s most prominent artists, along with nearly two dozen leading human rights…

Activist tortured in prison for raising queer flag in Egypt dies

Press reports and activists on social media have posted that she committed suicide after suffering from…

24-year-old music director who mocked Egyptian president Sisi, dies in prison

Shady Habash, a 24-year-old Egyptian filmmaker imprisoned without trial for more than two years for making…

“Stay home” Pyramids in Egypt lit up to show support for health workers

With healthcare workers and medics at the frontline of the battle against coronavirus, Pyramids in Egypt…

Egypt: Arbitrary arrest and torture of researcher studying gender in Italy

"The authorities’ arbitrary arrest and torture of Patrick Zaki is yet another example of the state’s…

Human Rights Watch called Morsi’s death “terrible” but “entirely predictable”

Egypt's former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court in the capital, Cairo, according…

Egypt’s award winning Photojournalist released after 5 years in prison

Egypt released award-winning photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid who was imprisoned since 2013 for covering army crackdown…