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Rights group: Islamist leader’s daughter tortured in prison

Nov. 21, 2019 12:26 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International alleges the daughter of a senior leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group has been tortured and denied medical treatment in an Egyptian prison. The London-based rights group released a statement Thursday deploring “inhumane” and...

Group: Egypt targets relatives of dissidents living abroad

Nov. 19, 2019 4:31 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group says Egyptian authorities have arrested, raided houses and imposed travel bans against dozens of relatives of dissidents who live abroad, apparently in reprisal for their activism. Human Rights Watch says Tuesday it has since 2016 documented 28 cases which include...

UN experts: 'Brutal' prison killed Egyptian ex-president

Nov. 8, 2019 2:39 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — U.N. rights experts say Egypt's ex-President Mohammed Morsi endured "brutal" prison conditions that contributed to his death in custody. They also warn that thousands more prisoners are "at severe risk" from "gross violations" in Egyptian prisons. Morsi, Egypt's first democratically...

Egypt arrests 22 for planned protest over grisly murder case

Oct. 22, 2019 11:27 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has arrested nearly two dozen people for allegedly trying to incite protests over a grisly murder that's shocked the country. Earlier this month, a teenage boy fatally stabbed another boy who was defending a girl from sexual harassment. The killing of Mahmoud el-Banna has stunned...