Prison rights in Egypt
24-year-old Egyptian filmmaker Shady Habash dies in prison
Habash was in a Cairo prison since 2018 after directing a music video which mocked and ridiculed Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and spoke out against government corruption
Author Ahdaf Souief released after arrest for demanding better conditions inside Egyptian prisons
Ahdaf’s sister Laila Souief, activist Mona Seif and political science teacher Rabab El-Mahdi were the three others arrested for participating in the protest, demanding prison authorities in Egypt take serious steps to prevent the possible spread of Coronavirus and protect jail inmates.