Protest at Egyptian embassy in London highlights repression

Demonstrators gathered at the Egyptian Embassy in London on 5 June to condemn the crackdown against opponents of the military regime. Days before the inauguration of Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi as Egypt’s new president, trade unionists, lawyers, students and activists handed in a statement condemning the mass death sentences handed down by al-Sisi’s hanging judges against regime…

Over 1000 sign statement against mass death sentences

Over 1000 people from 50 countries have signed the statement launched by Egypt Solidarity in response to the mass death sentences imposed by Egypt’s military regime on alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood. On Monday 24 March, a court in Minya province condemned 529 people to death for the murder of a police officer in…

Take action now against mass death sentences in Egypt

[Following the further mass death sentences handed down against another 683 defendants on 28 April and the commutation of 492 of the original death sentences to 25 -year jail terms, we will be handing in collected signatures to the Egyptian Embassy on 5 June, in advance of the first round of appeals. The text of…