According to the human rights organization HRW, 60 000 political prisoners were in Egyptian prisons in 2019. Archive image.
According to the human rights organization HRW, 60 000 political prisoners were in Egyptian prisons in 2019. Archive image.

Egypt says that at least 30 political prisoners are released, the latest of several mass releases in the country.

The identity of prisoners has not been announced, nor is it known how many of them have already been released.

Since 2013, thousands of regime critics and dissidents have been …