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Spotlight: Egypt | Freedom of Assembly

Egyptian feminist Yara Sallam

Egyptian feminist Yara Sallam

Yara Sallam, an Egyptian human rights lawyer and feminist, spent over a year in prison under the draconian protest law - a law that is being used to jail and restrain activists such as her, and which she had been researching when she was arrested.

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Egypt | Digital Rights

  • Alaa Abd El Fattah
  • Alaa Abd El Fattah

    Social media was one of the driving forces behind the 2011 Egyptian revolution. Yet today, one of the country's most renowned bloggers, software designers and digital revolutionaries still remains behind bars.

Egypt | Censorship | Free Expression & the Law

  • Gamal Eid
  • Gamal Eid

    Amid the chaos and crackdowns that have characterized post-revolution Egypt, prominent human rights lawyer Gamal Eid has remained steadfast in his defense of human rights for all. For that, he has been consistently hounded by a regime determined to muzzle the last remaining independent voices in the country.

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