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Mohamed Noby Mahmoud


Mohamed Noby Mahmoud is a human rights lawyer based in Luxor, Egypt. He has advocated on fair trial rights, legally represented in cases of arbitrary detention, and documented the use of military trials and the human rights violations of detainees and individuals in police custody.

A significant crackdown on civil society in Egypt has been taking place since 2014. HRDs face an extremely challenging situation due to restrictions imposed on civil society and peaceful public gatherings and protests, travel bans, the arrest and sentencing of HRDs, bloggers, journalists and protesters, as well as an ongoing smear campaign against human rights groups.