activists; government; human rights;

2 June 2015

The sentencing of Iranian artist and activist Atena Farghadani to more than 12 years in prison – far in excess of the statutory maximum punishment for the charges she faced – is a terrible injustice, and a violation her rights to free expression and association, Amnesty International said.

 
Ahram Online , Sunday 31 May 2015

An Alexandria court has sentenced Egyptian activist and human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Masry and two others to one year and three months in prison over “storming” a police station in 2013 during the reign of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.

Ahram Online, Monday 11 May 2015

The award-winning human rights lawyer, who attended Monday’s court session, has been detained by the police.

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