Gender Rights Defender Arrested in Egypt
In November, Cairo International Airport authorities told Azza Soliman - a lawyer and founder of the Center for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance - as she was leaving for a conference in Jordan that she had been banned from traveling outside Egypt.
Azza Soliman, a lawyer and founder of the Center for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance.
Aswat Masriya, 7 December 2016
Egyptian Security forces arrested women's rights advocate Azza Soliman from her home on Wednesday, the Centre for Egyptian Women Legal Assistance said. Read more »
HRW, 28 June 2016
Egyptian authorities have banned the prominent director of a women's rights organization from traveling outside the country. On June 27, 2016, Interior Ministry passport control… Read more »
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