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…

Activists launch international campaign for Egyptian hungerstrikers

Journalist and novelist Ahdaf Soueif and leading anti-torture campaigner Aida Seif el-Dawla are among dozens of well-known Egyptian activists who have launched a call for international signatures on a letter to the Egyptian Human Rights Council protesting at the continued detention of Abdallah al-Shami and Muhammad Sultan. The two men, who have been imprisoned without…