Egypt’s Aqrab Prison Hell: Slow Death, Chemicals Sprayed on Hundreds of Political Prisoners

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Aqrab Prison detainees suffer extreme humiliation and brutal abuse from the prison administration almost daily, amid fears of a repeat of slow-death atrocities in this notorious jail. Ahmed Aref, Muslim Brotherhood media spokesman, revealed in remarks he made before his trial on trumped up charges that detainees suffered violations in …

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“Make Yourself at Prison”: A guide on arrest, investigation and prisons for meeting the needs of democracy defenders in Egypt


Today, the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) releases a legal guide which includes answers to the most important questions that came into the minds of thousands, if not millions, of citizens. The guide highlights the issue of the potential fate of prison, which has become so close to …

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Police continued to forcibly disappear for the girl “Zubaida Ibrahim” for 40 day ..And her mother is demanding “Trump” to intervene

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The mother of the kidnapped girl, “Zubaydah Ibrahim”, sent a letter to US President Donald Trump asking him to intervene to rescue her kidnapped daughter in military jails as he intervened to release activist “Aya Hijazy” before. Zubaydah’s mother confirmed that her daughter, Zubaydah Ibrahim Ahmed Yunis, 23, was kidnapped …

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Journalist Badr Mohamed Badr’s deprivation of treatment and visitation is a violation may equivalent to attempted murder

بدر محمد بدر

The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) said, “The suffering endured by journalist Badr Mohamed Badr inside his jail in Tora Prison, either prevention of exercising or communicating with family and lawyers or denial of visitation or treatment, is tantamount to pre-meditated attempted murder. Since his arrest, Badr has …

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State Council defies amendments to Judicial Authority Law

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The State Council general assembly decided to appoint judge Yehia Dakroury as head of the council for this legal year, which is contrary to the amendments made to the Judicial Authority Law by government and parliament. The amendments to the law grants Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi the right to select the …

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Human Rights Center Shows Evidence of Interior Ministry Lies About Citizen’s Death


The Arab-African Center for Freedoms and Human Rights (ACFHR) affirms that the Ministry of Interior (IM) lied in its statement on May 6, 2017 concerning the killing of Mohamed Abdel-Sattar Ghaith, 44 years, who was a teacher at Abdel-Samie Salomah Preparatory School in the village of Mahdeya in Abu Al-Matamir, …

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Journalist interrogated, accused of insulting ‘luster’ of Supreme Judicial Council


State Security Prosecution ordered the release of journalist Tarek Hafez on LE5,000 bail after he was summoned for questioning on accusations of insulting the “luster” of the Supreme Judicial Council on Sunday. The summons followed an article published reporting that the relatives of a number of judges and several police …

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Press Release From Egypt President Mohamed Morsi’s Family


( during the unconstitutional sham trial of President Morsi, he asked to meet with his defense team to discuss a matter of urgency: threats to his life in the detention center. He also complained that he has been completely prevented from seeing his family or his lawyers for four years …

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Morsi: I have not met my lawyer for 4 years and I would like to talk about matters affecting my life

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President Mohamed Morsi said he had not met any of his defense team for nearly four years, and he didn’t know anything about evidence of proof or the accusations on the  case known in media as “Insulting the judiciary”. President Morsi stressed the need to communicate with his defense team …

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Police arrest 121 journalists in 2016


On World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian security forces continue their violations against journalists and media workers, while about 100 journalists and media worker remain in detention. 2016 was unusual from the history of the press. For the first time, the security forces stormed the Journalists’ Syndicate; security forces also detained …

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