Thousands of Morsi supporters have increased calls for their ousted president to be reinstated. This comes as prosecutors announced a criminal investigation into the Islamist leader, who has been secretly held by the military for nearly two weeks.
Prisoners are routinely tortured and human rights often ignored in Egypt, a new report says. But that won't necessarily be enough to convince Berlin and Brussels from pursuing security and migrant deals with Cairo.
Asset freezes in Egypt have paved the way for the criminal prosecution of prominent human rights activists. Observers fear the case is a signal that the state's assault on civil society may escalate.
A German government report alleges an "ideological affinity" between Turkey and Islamist organizations. The links are nothing new.
Former Egyptian president Morsi is being tried on allegations of leaking military secrets. Judges are expected to sentence him. Here is a summary of the rise and fall of a prominent member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
© 2016 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version