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Death Penalty
April 4, 2018

Mass trials and the death penalty in Egypt

Mass trials have routinely led to death sentences, resulting in a dramatic expansion of Egypt’s…
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Death Penalty
April 4, 2018

Article 122 – the loophole that allows death sentences for children

The arbitrary arrests, unfair trials, and illegal death sentences inflicted by the Egyptian government on…
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Death Penalty
April 4, 2018

Egypt’s crackdown on dissent – and the two laws underpinning it

The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi launched his crackdown on human rights immediately after the…
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Death PenaltyTorture
March 21, 2018

I was arrested in Cairo when I was 17 and faced the death penalty

I was arrested in Cairo when I was 17. I turned 18 in an Egyptian prison.…
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Death Penalty
March 7, 2018

Is Saudi Arabia really reforming?

Our analysis reveals that executions in Saudi Arabia have doubled under Mohammed bin Salman.
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Drones
March 7, 2018

Trump: publish your secret drones policy

We have joined with 12 leading human rights organizations to call on President Trump to…
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Guantánamo Bay
February 23, 2018

Three stories from Guantánamo

Today, three stories from Guantánamo - the heartwarming, the agonizing, and the vacuous. First, rare…
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Guantánamo Bay
February 23, 2018

A truly free man – some rare good news on Guantánamo

On 14th February 2018, Younous was acquitted of all charges in a Moroccan court. After 16 years,…
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Guantánamo Bay
February 19, 2018

Trump’s response – Guantánamo detention not indefinite, just indeterminate

The Trump administration has responded to our legal challenge by claiming that detention at Guantánamo is…
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