Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has accused the country's Ministry of Interior of limiting access to prisoners in an effort to cover up cases of torture. NCHR council member, George Ishak, said: As long as we have to obtain ... Middle East Monitor, 15 hours ago
NCHR accuses Egypt's interior ministry of obstructing prisons inspection - Middle East Monitor, 23 hours ago
Limitations face NCHR delegation in Scorpion prison inspection - Daily News Egypt, 2 weeks ago
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Egypt: Without a trial or fair investigations, prisoner of conscience Hisham Jafar serves his first year in pre-trial detention
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said today: Prisoner of conscience and journalist Hisham Jafar- Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mada Foundation for Media Development- has just spent one year behind bars in pre-trial ...ANHRI, 4 days ago There is Room for Everyone… Egypt's Prisons Before & After January 25 Revolution ANHRI, 1 month ago
(Beirut) Authorities at a maximum security prison in Cairo that holds many political prisoners routinely abuse inmates in ways that may have contributed to some of their deaths. A satellite photograph of Scorpion Prison taken inSeptember 2016.Human Rights Watch, 3 weeks ago Egypt's Scorpion prison: Inmates dying due to lack of medical care, says HRW Middle East Eye, 3 weeks ago Serious Abuses in Scorpion Prison AllAfrica.com, 3 weeks ago
It was designed so that those who go in don't come out again unless dead. It was designed for political prisoners. Ibrahim Abd al-Ghaffar, former warden, during a television interview in 2012 Since July 2013, when Egypt's military, led by ...Human Rights Watch, 3 weeks ago
Journalists, bloggers and the family of Hesham Gaafar launched an online campaign Tuesday to demand better prison conditions for the detained journalist, whose health is slowly deteriorating. The two-day campaign launchedthe hashtags: ...Mada Masr, 1 month ago
There are 504 detention centres in Egypt, and the number of prisoners in Egypt by mid-August 2016 reached around 106,000 prisoners, including 60,000 political prisoners, according to a new in-depth report released Monday by the Arabic Network for ...Daily News Egypt, 1 month ago
Photojournalist and student Khaled Sahloub has entered his 124th day of a hunger strike protesting mistreatment in Al-Aqrab prison, while his family has claimed that security officials are force-feeding him in order to break the strike. The ...Daily News Egypt, 2 months ago Hesham Gaafar, 3 other detainees start hunger strike in Qasr al-Ainy Hospital Mada Masr, 2 months ago
By Hussein Mahmoud and Ahmed Khalifa CAIRO In the three years since Egypt's bloody military coup, the Muslim Brotherhood has seen at least 30 prominent members succumb to illnesses in prison or gunned down by security forces, according to data ...Anadolu Ajansi, 2 weeks ago
The Dirty 30 probably weren't all Osama bin Laden bodyguards after all. The Karachi 6 weren't a cell of bombers plotting attacks in Pakistan for al-Qaida. An Afghan man captured 14 years ago as a suspected chemical weapons maker was confused for ...Miami Herald, 3 weeks ago
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