members working in this country
- Most covered free expression issues in this country
Egypt was the world’s third-worst jailer of journalists in 2016, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), with 25 journalists behind bars as of December.
This report documents and analyses cases of violations that pertain to students’ right to assembly, organisation, education and freedom of expression.
Although invalidated through a unanimous repeal by the Egyptian Parliament in 1928, the Assembly Law continues to be unlawfully exploited in tandem with the notorious Protest Law, passed in November 2013.