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The government refuses to reveal which UK businesses accompanied it on a recent trade visit to Egypt, as concerns grow for an Irish teenager facing execution in Cairo.
Egypt’s President has told the World Economic Forum that he has “hope” in the country’s youth, despite evidence his government has imprisoned hundreds of minors.
An Egyptian court’s call for a retrial of three jailed Al Jazeera journalists leaves them still unjustly incarcerated, Amnesty says.
A mass trial for almost 500 people is about to resume in Egypt which may see death sentences handed down to the defendants, including an Irish teenager arrested last year.
A judge in Egypt has walked out of a mass trial of hundreds of prisoners that includes an Irish teenager who was a juvenile when arrested.
A mass trial in Egypt tomorrow (12 August) could see death sentences handed down to hundreds of prisoners, including an Irish teenager who was a juvenile at the time of his arrest.
A surge in arbitrary arrests, detentions, torture and deaths in police custody show a sharp deterioration in human rights in Egypt since President Mohamed Morsi was ousted, says Amnesty.
As three Al-Jazeera journalists were sentenced to seven years in prison, Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has called for an immediate end to all arms sales to the Egyptian regime.
A press officer at the Egyptian embassy in London has tweeted – with approval – a link to the website of Britain First, a violent, racist group that split from the British National Party (BNP).
The Egyptian authorities are using every resource at their disposal to quash dissent and trample on human rights, says Amnesty.