Egypt – Q&A – Excerpts from the daily press briefing (07.11.16)


Q - What’s your reaction to the travel ban handed down by the Egyptian courts against the attorney and human rights activist Malek Adly when he was about to travel to France to attend an event organized by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network?

A - We regret that Mr. Adly was unable to attend his meeting in France.

We hope that his rights will be restored in the near future, including his right to travel.

We reiterate our commitment to the respect of fundamental liberties, particularly the freedoms of opinion and expression.