Those arrested are subjected to anal examinations, which rights groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch say amounts to torture.
Egypt’s interior ministry has not commented on Saturday’s blast, which residents and media initially reported as probably the result of a faulty gas pipeline
Rights group urge end to crackdown as Egypt arrests at least seven after a rainbow flag was waved at a concert of Lebanese band Mashrou’ Leila
Fifteen others were sentenced to life in prison in the same case while 77 were given 15-year sentences with hard labor
The seven attended the Lebanese rock band Mashrou’ Leila’s Friday show, and face charges of inciting immorality and promoting homosexuality, said a security source
Morsi is already serving a 20-year sentence after being convicted for the killing of protesters during demonstrations in 2012
UN human rights chief said Egypt government using state of emergency to justify ‘systematic silencing of civil society’
Militants detonated explosives in the northern Sinai, followed by a deadly firefight between Egyptian forces fighting the region’s ongoing Islamic State insurgency