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Egypt - Courts & Law
6/16/2022 7:05:38 PM
A new group of pretrial detainees have been released and three prisoners have received a presidential pardon and are set to be freed within hours, according to a presidential decree published in the Egyptian Gazette on Tuesday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/14/2022 7:31:46 PM
Prominent human rights lawyer Khaled Ali announced on Tuesday the release of 10 pre-trial detainees who had been imprisoned on charges of joining a terrorist group, publishing and spreading false news and statements.

Egypt - Courts & Law
6/13/2022 6:38:11 PM
The Egyptian authorities have released 15 pretrial detainees, including Islamist activist Magdy Korkor and producer Moetaz Abdel-Wahab, human rights lawyer Khaled Ali wrote on Facebook on Monday.

World - Region
6/6/2022 3:35:41 PM
The Israeli army detained Monday 11 Palestinians during raids in various areas in the West Bank (WB), WAFA news agency reported quoting Palestinian security sources.

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/30/2022 2:31:17 PM
Lawyer Tarek El-Awady — a member of the Presidential Pardon Committee — said on Monday that authorities have ordered the release of a new group of pretrial detainees from detention, adding that it should happen “within hours.”

Egypt - Courts & Law
5/29/2022 8:18:10 PM
The Egyptian authorities have ordered the release of several pretrial detainees, including a journalist, who have been detained for more than two years pending investigation in different cases.

Opinion -
4/30/2022 3:53:12 PM
The release of more than 40 pretrial detainees is a significant development concerning the human rights issue in Egypt.

Egypt - Politics
4/27/2022 9:23:10 PM
The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) hailed President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi’s recent decision to reactivate the Presidential Pardon Committee following the release of 41 pretrial detainees.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/25/2022 4:35:14 PM
The Journalists Syndicate praised the Public Prosecution decision to release 41 pretrial detainees on Sunday, calling it “important and constructive” and expressing hope that authorities would release other journalists not involved in any terror-related cases.

Egypt - Courts & Law
4/24/2022 6:22:59 PM
The Prosecutor-General decided to release 41 pretrial activist detainees on Sunday after completing some legal procedures in their prisons, informed sources told Ahram Online.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/2/2022 5:58:58 PM
Russian police detained 176 people Saturday at protests against Moscow's military operation in Ukraine, an NGO said.

Egypt - Courts & Law
2/16/2022 11:19:14 PM
Egypt’s public prosecution has dismissed claims made by detainees inside El-Salam Police Station that they were tortured by police, saying that the claims were part of a plot to destabilise the country.

World - Africa
2/15/2022 10:48:46 PM
The United States welcomed Ethiopia's lifting of its wartime state of emergency Tuesday but urged the government to promptly release people detained during the recent conflict with the Tigray People's Liberation Front.

World - Region
1/22/2022 11:26:38 AM
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says a prison hit by an airstrike, killing at least 70 detainees, hadn't been reported to either the U.N. or the Red Cross as a site needing to be protected.

World - Region
1/21/2022 7:23:03 PM
A Saudi-led airstrike targeting a prison run by Yemen's Houthi rebels killed and wounded over 100 detainees on Friday, rescuers said, part of a pounding aerial offensive that hours earlier saw another airstrike take the Arab world's poorest country off the internet.

World - Region
1/18/2022 11:04:43 AM
Over 12,000 detainees are held officially in 27 prisons and detention facilities across Libya and thousands more are held illegally and often in "inhumane conditions in facilities controlled by armed groups or `secret' facilities,'' the United Nations chief said in a new report.

World - Region
1/8/2022 1:25:45 PM
Ethiopia’s government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country’s most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and senior Tigray party officials, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke of reconciliation for Orthodox Christmas.

World - Africa
1/7/2022 9:37:42 PM
Ethiopia's government on Friday announced an amnesty for some of the country's most high-profile political detainees, including opposition figure Jawar Mohammed and senior Tigray party officials, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke of reconciliation for Orthodox Christmas.

World - Region
1/1/2022 8:59:28 PM
Appeals mounted Saturday for word on the whereabouts of detained Tunisian politician Noureddine Bhiri, a leader of the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party, the largest in the North African country's suspended parliament.

World - Region
12/25/2021 7:36:33 PM
A Russian organization that tracks political arrests and provides legal aid to detainees said Saturday that government regulators blocked its website, the latest move in a months-long crackdown on independent media and human rights organizations.

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