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Halt ‘politically motivated’ trials: Amnesty International

Halt ‘politically motivated’ trials: Amnesty International

 Political activist and coordinator of the April 6 Movement, Ahmed Maher shows a T-shirt reading "Dropping the law on demonstrations" during his trial over an unlicensed and violent demonstration on December 8, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt ( AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED)

Political activist and coordinator of the April 6 Movement, Ahmed Maher shows a T-shirt reading “Dropping the law on demonstrations” during his trial over an unlicensed and violent demonstration on December 8, 2013
( AFP PHOTO/MAHMOUD KHALED)

Amnesty International has …

ECESR raid raises international ire

ECESR raid raises international ire

A picture taken on December 19, 2013 shows an Egyptian man taking photos of the offices of the Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights in Cairo following a raid by police  (AFP Photo)

A picture taken on December 19, 2013 shows an Egyptian man taking photos of the offices of the Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights in Cairo following a raid by police
(AFP Photo)

The United Nations Office of the …

Amnesty calls for release of remaining Shura Council, Abdeen protest detainees

Amnesty calls for release of remaining Shura Council, Abdeen protest detainees

A member of Egyptian security forces throws a plastic stool during clashes with protesters who gathered in support of a prominent secular activist who turned himself after being ordered detained for holding a demonstration against a new protest law, on November 30, 2013 in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Ahmed Maher, founder of the April 6 movement, one of the main groups that spearheaded the 2011 revolt against long-time ruler Hosni Mubarak, arrived at a Cairo court surrounded by dozens of supporters who chanted slogans demanding the release of other detained activists.    (AFP PHOTO STR)

A member of Egyptian security forces throws a plastic stool during clashes with protesters who gathered in support of a prominent secular activist who turned himself after being ordered detained for holding a demonstration against a new protest law, on

Ahmed Maher detained for four days

Ahmed Maher detained for four days

Ahmed Maher (C), co-founder of the 6 April youth movement that spearheaded Mubarak's ousting, and supporters shout slogans as he comes to hand himself in to prosecutors on November 30, 2013 in the Egyptian capital, Cairo after an arrest warrant was issued on charges of inciting demonstrations against the new protest law. Ahmed Maher was surrounded upon his arrival by dozens of supporters who chanted slogans demanding the release of other detained activists.  (AFP PHOTO STR)

Ahmed Maher (C), co-founder of the 6 April youth movement that spearheaded Mubarak’s ousting, and supporters shout slogans as he comes to hand himself in to prosecutors on November 30, 2013 in Cairo after an arrest warrant was issued on

Prosecutor orders Ahmed Maher’s release, renews Alaa Abdel Fattah’s detention

Prosecutor orders Ahmed Maher’s release, renews Alaa Abdel Fattah’s detention

Ahmed Maher (R), co-founder of the 6 April youth movement that spearheaded Mubarak's ousting, is greeted by supporters as he comes to hand himself in to prosecutors on November 30, 2013 in the Egyptian capital, Cairo after an arrest warrant was issued on charges of inciting demonstrations against the new protest law. Ahmed Maher was surrounded upon his arrival by dozens of supporters who chanted slogans demanding the release of other detained activists.  (AFP PHOTO/ STR)

Ahmed Maher (R), co-founder of the 6 April youth movement that spearheaded Mubarak’s ousting, is greeted by supporters as he comes to hand himself in to prosecutors on November 30, 2013 in Cairo after an arrest warrant was issued on