Haytham Mohamadeen is een advocaat en een verdediger van arbeidsrechten. Hij biedt rechtsbijstand aan werknemers. Hij is lid van het El-Naddim Centrum voor de Rehabilitatie van Slachtoffers van Geweld, een Egyptische NGO die zich inzet voor het bestrijden van marteling en medische en juridische hulp biedt ter ondersteuning van slachtoffers van mensenrechtenschendingen.
On 29 December 2019, the Egyptian human rights lawyer Gamel Eid was physically attacked by armed men who appeared to have been security forces. This was reported by Human Rights Watch. Eid is a prominent human rights lawyer and the executive director of theLees verder
On 18 November 2019, the the Supreme Public Prosecution again prolonged the preventive detention of Egyptian human rights lawyer Mahienour El-Massry for an additional fifteen days, for “investigative purposes”. Mahienour El-Massry is a prominent human rights lawyer known for herLees verder
Lawyers for Lawyers submitted an advocacy charter to several country delegations to draw attention to the situation of lawyers in Egypt with regard to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Egypt. In March 2019 Lawyers for Lawyers submitted a reportLees verder
On 29 September 2019, the Egyptian authorities arrested lawyer and human rights defender Mohamed El-Baqer in Cairo. The current place of his detention remains unknown. This was reported by Frontline Defenders. Mohamed El-Baqer is an Egyptian lawyer and human rightsLees verder