A 19-year-old prisoner in Egypt’s Borg al-Arab prison died from a brain tumour on Thursday after authorities refused to release him for medical treatment.
A nineteen-year-old detainee in Borg al-Arab Prison went into a coma as a result of complications from a brain tumor, according to a medical report released on Monday from Borg al-Arab’s government hospital.
Since 2013, Egypt’s new authoritarian government has systematically widened its repression of the opposition to targets beyond the Islamist spectrum.
Egyptian prisoner, Ahmed Amin Ghazali, who has been on hunger strike in protest against his solitary confinement, is dying slowly in prison, Amnesty International has reported on its official Twitter account.
An Egyptian military court has sentenced the deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood to 15 years in prison and 15 others for various terms, including life imprisonment, Anadolu reported on Wednesday.
Egyptian authorities took punitive action against 2,297 student activists nationwide between 2013 and 2016, according to a report by the Egypt-based Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, supported by the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund.
Families of prisoners accused of involvement in an assassination attempt on Deputy Prosecutor General Zakareya Abdel Aziz reported incidents of maltreatment in Cairo’s maximum security Aqrab Prison on Tuesday.
Police arrested Strong Egypt Party Alexandria coordinator Hossam al-Naggar and are holding him in an undisclosed location after storming his house on Friday evening without a permit, the political party said in a statement released on Saturday.
A military court in Cairo sentenced 35 Egyptians to death by hanging and 54 to life in prison on charges of storming and burning a police station, killing a low-ranking police officer and attempting to kill two senior officers.
Egypt’s state prosecutor has referred on Wednesday 304 members of Hasam movement to military prosecutors, reported state-run MENA news agency.