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Award-winning Egyptian reporter held on unknown charges

An award-winning Egyptian investigative journalist and sociopolitical researcher has been arrested after being questioned at Hurghada International Airport, his wife said, adding that the accusations or charges against him have still not been revealed.

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Cases of abuse in custody are ‘individual acts’: Official

ases of severe abuse by police officers, sometimes resulting in the death of detainees, are “individual acts” of misconduct, said the Interior Minister’s media relations assistant Major General Abu Bakr Abdel Karim, on Saturday.

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Torture cases on the rise but Interior Ministry denies

wo people died last weekend in police stations, amid allegation of torture by the victims’ families, who accused security forces of arresting and torturing their relatives to death. The Ministry of Interior denied the claims, asserting that the cases are being looked into by the prosecution.

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Leaked documents show 12 torture tactics practiced by Egypt’s national security .

A letter written by a detainee in one of Egypt’s notorious detention centres in Fayoum and smuggled out of an underground cell has provided detailed information on 12 torture tactics used by Egyptian national security guards. The leaked letter, obtained by Rassd news site, has been dubbed “a letter from …

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NGO appeals to UN over forced disappearance of former Egyptian pilot

An NGO has appealed to the United Nations over the arrest and disappearance of a former Egyptian air force general who was arrested last week over charges of being affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Deaths in Egyptian prisons have trebled in the last three years .

Ayah El-Ghandour says that her father was murdered. Arrested and taken from his home in the middle of the night Dr Tarek El-Ghandour was everything that the Egyptian regime despises: anti-government, anti-regime ideology, affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood and professor of dermatology and venereal diseases at Ain Shams University, an …

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The disappearance of Amr Ali

Last month, the leader of one of Egypt’s best known opposition movements disappeared. Amr Ali, 32, was taken from his home in Shebeen el-Kom in the Menoufia governorate north of Cairo at around 5pm on 22 September. Amr is the head of the April 6 Youth Movement, a group that was …

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