One year on: no justice for victims of mass killing in Egypt

One year after Egyptian security forces moved in to clear protesters from Raba’a al-Adawiyya Square and other protest camps across the country, killing at least 1000, Human Rights Watch said those responsible for the massacre were likely to have committed a crime against humanity. In a report issued on 11 August, HRW documented the deaths…

Model resolution: Justice for the victims of military repression in Egypt

Justice for the victims of military repression in Egypt Model resolution This union / organisation notes with concern the mounting evidence from human rights organisations documenting the Egyptian authorities’ responsibility for grave crimes against Egyptian citizens during the period since the military seizure of power on 3 July 2013. These include the mass killings of…

Egyptian activists’ statement: “I’m against execution”

Following the confirmation of death sentences against 183 people by Egyptian courts on 21 June, we publish an English translation of a statement signed by hundreds of Egyptian activists calling for the abolition of the death penalty. Initial signatories include writer and journalist Ahdaf Soueif, human rights lawyers Gamal Eid and Emad Mubarak, writer and…