Political prisoners


Write for Rights 2018 campaign report

Sixteen years ago, Write for Rights was a small venture. Today it’s the world’s biggest human rights event. This report details everything that happened around the world during the 2018 campaign.

Crushing humanity: the abuse of solitary confinement in Egypt's prisons

Amnesty International has examined the Egyptian authorities’ use of solitary confinement as a tool to inflict additional punishment against prisoners with a political profile. It has found that solitary confinement for such prisoners invariably amounts to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment, and sometimes...