Category : Egypt

Call for the immediate and unconditional release of Egyptian human rights defender Abdelrahman ‘Moka’ Tarek

alt informationIndex and nine other organisations call for Moka's release as he receives the 2021 Freedom of Expression Awards

Campaigning 2021

alt informationAbdelrahman Tarek is the winner in the 2021 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Campaigning category

Champions of free expression celebrated at Index on Censorship awards

alt informationWinners from Egypt, Kyrgyzstan, Niger and the UK named at ceremony

2020: One for the history books

alt informationThe past year has been all about restriction of our freedoms and not just to stop the spread of Covid

“His only crime is to believe that Egyptians deserve the most basic of human rights”

alt informationKarim Ennarah, EIPR's criminal justice unit director, is facing fabricated charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading fake news

Why the arrest of Egypt’s Gasser Abed El Razek is so troubling

alt informationThe arrest of the executive director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and two staff is a shameful attack on human rights

Index calls for immediate release of Lina Attalah

alt informationEditor of Egyptian online news portal detained after interviewing mother of hunger striker Alaa Abd El Fattah

150 attacks on media freedom reported in 50 days

alt informationIn the 50 days since Index started tracking incidents where journalists have been attacked or stopped from reporting on Covid-19, we have reported on more than 150 incidents

Laugh and the World Laughs with Me

alt informationLaugh and the World Laughs with Me is an intimate short story of a young woman who has a schizophrenic brother, set against the backdrop of the Tahrir Square demonstrations, from Egyptian writer Eman Abdelrahim.

ECRF: We believe in human rights for all Egyptians and we are willing to pay the price

alt informationThe Egyptian government has waged an organised campaign against independent civil society groups and has become increasingly hostile to dissent. ECRF is one of the few human rights organisations still operating in the country.

#IndexAwards2019: ElMadina for Performing and Digital Arts challenges Egypt’s restrictive laws

alt informationElMadina for Performing and Digital Arts is a group of artists and arts managers who combine art and protest by encouraging Egyptians to get involved in performances in public spaces, defying the country’s restrictive laws.