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Egypt: End arbitrary detention, Free them all

On 12 March 2021, 31 states at the UN Human Rights Council urged Egypt to end its persecution of activists, journalists and political opponents; called on Egypt to release them unconditionally; and urged the country to end the “the practice of adding detainees to new cases with similar charges after the legal limit for pre-trial detention has expired” (rotation). A year later, Egypt has failed to respond to these calls.

Egypt: Human rights defender’s imprisoned father at risk

ISHR joins 19 NGOs calling on Egyptian authorities to urgently provide health care to Salah Soltan, the detained father of a prominent Egyptian rights defender or immediately release him to receive medical attention and investigate claims of torture.