On 17 July, the Egyptian authorities provisionally released journalist and human rights defender Esraa Abdelfattah.
On 3 December 2020, Gasser Abdel Razek, Karim Ennarah and Mohamed Basheer were released and are now safely home.
On 13 May 2019, 33-year-old musician Rami Sidky was released on probation after 374
days of pre-trial detention.
A missing Egyptian housing rights researcher appeared in a court in Cairo are 167 days enforced disappearance.
Politicians and others have been arbitrarily detained over charges that relate to their peaceful political activities.
Buzainafu Abudourexiti continues to be held in incommunicado detention after she was suddenly detained in March 2017.
Egyptian authorities have decided to imprison Ola al-Qaradawi over unfounded charges.
19-year-old transgender woman human rights defender, arbitrarily detained in the all-male Mazra’at Tora prison.