Human rights in Egypt Amnesty Worldwide


Presidential elections occurred in a repressive setting, with real opposition candidates prevented from working and the rights to freedom of expression, affiliation and peaceable meeting severely suppressed. Authorities launched 834 prisoners held for political causes however arrested over triple that quantity throughout 2023. 1000’s of precise or perceived authorities critics remained arbitrarily detained and/or unjustly prosecuted. Enforced disappearances and torture and different ill-treatment remained rampant. Loss of life sentences have been handed down after grossly unfair trials however the charge of executions dropped. Impunity prevailed for grave human rights violations dedicated in 2023 and former years. Ladies and women, spiritual minorities and LGBTI people have been subjected to discrimination, violence and prosecution for exercising their human rights. Authorities failed to deal with financial and social rights affected by the worsening financial disaster, and to guard staff from unfair dismissals by non-public corporations. Pressured evictions from casual settlements continued, and tens of 1000’s of North Sinai residents have been barred from returning to their properties. Refugees and asylum seekers have been arbitrarily detained for irregularly coming into or staying in Egypt, and compelled expulsions occurred.

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