Thursday , 29 February 2024
Home / page 40

Blog Archives

Holding perpetuators of torture abuse accountable difficult but not impossible

Increasingly, those held under security custody have found ways to publish the torture they are subject to in the opaque realm of Egypt’s detention centres. Media reports, the Ministry of Interior when pushed, NGOs and lawyers have reported a series of deaths in police custody as a result of torture. …

Interior Ministry discloses whereabouts of 118 forcibly disappeared people: NCHR

The Interior Ministry disclosed the whereabouts of 118 people who were allegedly subjected to forced disappearances in response to an inquiry by the National Council for Human Rights, said NCHR Chairman Mohamed Faeq in a press statement.

Nadeem Center: Egypt’s security forces killed 474 people in 2015

Almost 500 people died at the hands of Egypt’s security forces and over 600 people were tortured while in detention in 2015, the Al-Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence reported on Sunday.