Egypt

Egypt: Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein returned to Tora prison

Qatar-based journalist's continued detention comes despite an Egyptian court ruling last week to release him.

Egypt: Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein returned to Tora prison

Egypt

'Grave concern' as Al Jazeera journalist remains jailed in Egypt

Mahmoud Hussein's freedom was ordered by an Egyptian court last week, but the journalist remains in detention.

'Grave concern' as Al Jazeera journalist remains jailed in Egypt

Press Freedom

Egyptian court orders release of Al Jazeera journalist

Mahmoud Hussein's release order follows more than two years of imprisonment without charge or trial.

Egypt: Court orders release of journalist Mahmoud Hussein

Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera applauds release of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

Network calls for the release of every reporter arbitrarily arrested worldwide, including Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein.

Al Jazeera applauds release of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

Middle East

Egypt's top court keeps Al Jazeera journalists on 'terror list'

Al Jazeera condemns decision by Egypt's highest court to designate three of its journalists as 'terrorists'.

Egypt's top court keeps Al Jazeera journalists on 'terror list'

Mahmoud Hussein

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein marks two years in Egyptian prison

In violation of Egyptian and international law, Hussein completes two years in Egyptian jail without charges or trial.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein marks two years in Egyptian prison

Opinion

Mahmoud Hussein's case was the canary in the coal mine

Since 2016, the use of 'fake news' accusations to persecute journalists has risen exponentially.

Justin Shilad

by Justin Shilad

Justin Shilad

Human Rights

Mahmoud Hussein's detention renewed yet again

The decision came after his hearing on November 19, but his lawyer was only made aware of it on Sunday.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein detention renewed for 45 more days

Egypt

Mahmoud Hussein's detention renewed for the 17th time

The journalist has been in a prison in Egypt for 661 days despite not being charged.

Mahmoud Hussein's detention renewed for the 17th time

Egypt

Egypt renews detention for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Hussein has now spent more time in pre-trial detention than is currently allowed by Egyptian law.

Egypt renews detention for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Press Freedom

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein spends 600th day in Egyptian prison

Hussein has been jailed in Cairo without charge since December 2016 after returning from Qatar to visit his family.

Middle East

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein spends 600th day in Egyptian jail

Qatar-based network demands release of its journalist, who has repeatedly complained of mistreatment in jail.

Egypt

Egypt renews detention for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Journalist has been held in detention in Egypt for 575 days and has yet to be formally charged.

Egypt renews detention for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Media

Pleas to release Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein at IPI congress

The International Press Institute celebrates the hard work and resilience of journalists while condemning state and non-state actors targeting members of the media, including Egypt's imprisonment of Mahmoud Hussein.

Egypt

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein spends 500th day in Egyptian jail

Qatar-based network calls on Egypt to release its journalist, who has spent 500 days in jail without charge.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein spends 500th day in Egyptian jail