An Egyptian prisoner has died in Zagazig Police Station due to the conditions of his detention, including a lack of adequate medical attention.
Jailed British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s health has “deteriorated severely”, his sisters said Thursday after the first family visit since he ended a seven-month-long hunger strike.
An Egyptian prisoner has died in prison due to medical negligence, less than 24 hours after the death of another detainee in similar circumstances, according to a human rights group.
The lawyer for Egypt’s jailed hunger-striker Alaa Abdel Fattah said Sunday he had been denied access to his client for a second time in days, as fears for the activist’s health mount.
A 47-year-old man has died in prison in Egypt after starting a hunger strike to protest the conditions of his detention, according to the Egyptian Network for Human Rights.
Egyptian prisons and detention facilities have seen 161 violations, including four deaths and 30 cases of deliberate medical negligence in September alone, an Egyptian non-governmental rights group said in a statement yesterday.
Rights group says highschooler Mostafa Montaser died in police custody due to torture, authorities deny
Following the July death of a young man held in police custody in Alexandria, claimed by a rights organization to be the result of his subjection to torture, investigating authorities issued an official statement last week to absolve the police force of any responsibility in the case.
A number of Egyptian human rights groups jointly denounced on Tuesday violations reportedly committed, including physical assault and medical negligence, against two jailed activists earlier this month.
Mona Seif said on Tuesday that all contact with her brother, prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah, has been cut off completely, as his hunger strike reached day 115.
Court to rule on appeal against closure of Hadhoud case on June 23, allows family lawyers access to case files for 1st time
Lawyers for the family of Ayman Hadhoud were finally allowed to review the case files in the investigation into the researcher’s death on Saturday, after weeks of demanding access to them as part of their appeal against the prosecution’s decision to close the case, lawyer Fatma Serag told Mada Masr.