Statements

Urgent statement: The Public Prosecution must immediately release two asylum-seeking children and investigate their kidnapping and torture in 6th of October City

Sudanese activists reported a horrific assault in Masaken Othman, 6th of October City, Giza Governorate, where the people were surprised...

Ahead of COP27, 1400 groups, parliamentarians and individuals from over 80 countries urge Egypt to open civic space and release political prisoners

Ahead of COP27, 12 Egyptian human rights organizations launched a petition, which is supported by 321 organizations/groups and 1079 individuals from...

Alaa Abdel-Fattah’s life at serious risk: demand Egypt to immediately release him now!

Alaa Abdel-Fattah is a British-Egyptian writer, human rights defender and software developer. He was one of the leading voices and...

The Egyptian government must disclose the fate of at least 23 migrants, most of them Egyptians, who have been forcibly returned and illegally detained for a month

The Refugees Platform in Egypt (RPE) received confirmed information about the forcible return of twenty-three irregular migrants – mostly Egyptians...

Joint statement: Unfair sentences against 10 Egyptian Nubians in Saudi Arabia

The undersigned organizations condemn the unjust sentences ordered by the Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh on Monday, October 10, 2022,...

Joint statement: End arbitrary detention and forcible deportation of Eritrean asylum seekers

The undersigned organizations condemn the arbitrary detention of Eritrean asylum-seekers in Egypt and call upon the Egyptian government to abide...

Global Coalition Calls For Release Of Mohamed El-Baqer And Alaa Abdel Fattah On Three Year Anniversary Of Their Arrests

Thursday, September 29, 2022 marks three years since Egyptian human rights lawyer Mohamed el-Baqer and British-Egyptian writer and pro-democracy activist...

Families and organisations are searching for the truth behind the disappearance of Eritrean migrants in Egypt since 2016

On July 16, 2022, six human rights and support organisations for the rights of migrants and refugees (The Refugees Platform...

Egyptian authorities must stop the imminent forcible deportation of 21 Eritrean asylum-seekers and a Yemeni asylum-seeker… they will face grave risks if returned

The Refugees Platform in Egypt (RPE) documented the transfer of 21-one Eritrean asylum seekers last Tuesday (June 21, 2022) from...

Escalating hate speech against refugees must be addressed in Egypt and promoters held accountable

Cairo – 04 June 2022 Over the past two days, the hashtag (#EnoughRefugeesInEgypt), has been trending in Egypt, in a...

Urgent Warning: Eight Eritrean asylum seekers face forcible deportation from Egypt

The Refugees Platform in Egypt – RPE calls on the Egyptian authorities to stop the implementation of an imminent deportation...