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.
Egyptian activist Islam Khalil was released on probation after more than a year in arbitrary detention.
Egypt’s Supreme Military Court of Appeals formally accepted an appeal on two death sentences.
Islam Khalil's family believes that he is at serious risk of torture and other ill-treatment in incommunicado detention.
On 5 May 2018, Egyptian authorities arrested 33-year-old musician Rami Sidky at Cairo International Airport.
On 9 February, a judge ordered the pre-trial detention of human rights defender and lawyer Ezzat Ghoniem for 45 days.