Latest posts by Afef Abrougui from March, 2019
#WelcomeHomeAlaa: Egyptian revolution activist Alaa Abd El Fattah released after five years in prison
Alaa was a leading voice among Egyptian bloggers and technology activists in Cairo approaching and during the Egyptian Revolution.
Al-Najjar was arrested over tweets calling for the release of prisoners of conscience in the Emirates.
The bill prescribes lengthy prisons sentences, including life imprisonment, for speech-related offences.
The #FreeAlaa campaign reassured supporters that the delay is not a cause for concern for now.
Shawkan, who was working for Demotix at the time of his arrest, spent almost four years in pre-trial detention.