Ragia Mahoumud.jpgOur laureate Ragia Omran with our client Mahmoud Hussein just hours after we contributed to a long-standing effort to bring about his release more than 2 years and two months after his arbitrary detention

As post-revolution Egypt continues its struggle toward democracy and rule of law, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is working hand-in-hand with leading Egyptian human rights defenders, including 2013 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award Laureate Ragia Omran, to increase civic participation and to combat the government’s crackdown on peaceful activists, journalists, and civil society. Specifically, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights has brought high-impact litigation – like the cases like of Mahmoud Mohamed Hussein and Aya Hijazy – before international and regional human rights mechanisms to create the critical precedent needed to end the punitive use of pretrial detention in Egypt.


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Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Condemn Egypt’s New NGO Law
News Release | November 17, 2016

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Co-Sponsors Briefing on Civil Society Crackdown in Egypt
Commentary | June 27, 2016

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Submits Case to U.N. Working Group Seeking Release of Street Children NGO Co-Founders in Egypt
Analysis | May 20, 2016

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Alarmed at Arrest of Prominent Egyptian Human Rights Lawyer Malek Adly
News Release | May 6, 2016

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Condemn Arrest Raids and Violent Protest Dispersals in Egypt
News Release | April 26, 2016

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Welcomes Release of Mahmoud Hussein on Bail, Calls for Case to be Dropped in its Entirety
News Release | March 28, 2016

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Condemns Egyptian Government’s Crackdown on Civil Society
News Release | May 22, 2016

 

What We're Reading: Deteriorating Health States of Detainees and Poor Prison Conditions in Egypt
Commentary | February 29, 2016

 

Egypt Doubles-Down on its State-Sponsored Crackdown on Peaceful Activists
News Release | February 17, 2016

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Releases Briefing on Punitive Use of Pretrial Detention in Egypt
Analysis | February 10, 2016

 

Egypt’s Crackdown on Freedom of Speech and Expression Takes New Forms
Commentary | February 2, 2016

 

Another Unhappy Anniversary for Mahmoud Hussein and Egypt
Commentary | January 25, 2016

 

Political Prisoner Mahmoud Hussein Exceeds Two-Years in Pretrial Detention in Violation of Egyptian Law
News Release | January 25, 2016

 

What We're Reading: Anniversary of Deeply Restrictive Protest Law
Commentary | November 30, 2015

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Submits Case to U.N. Working Group Seeking Release of Egyptian Teen Protestor Mahmoud Mohamed Ahmed Hussein
News Release | November 13, 2015

 

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Expresses Alarm at Temporary Detention and Attempted Intimidation of Egyptian Human Rights Defender Hossam Bahgat
News Release | November 10, 2015

 

What We're Reading: 1,411 Forced Disappearances in the First 10 Months of 2015 in Egypt
Commentary | November 4, 2015

 

Open Letter to Secretary Kerry
News Release | September 25, 2015