Egypt’s interior ministry has organised a tour of its most infamous prison, just days after a panel of United Nations experts warned that thousands of prisoners were at risk of dying in Egyptian jails.
The General Guide’s daughter confirmed that her father has been sleeping in a solitary cell on a concrete floor without any blanket in winter.
The Prisons Sector at the Ministry of Interior released on Thursday 305 inmates, as 86 received presidential pardons and 219 were released on parole on the occasion of 6th of October War victory.
A police officer and nine non-commissioned policemen were referred to criminal court by the West Cairo prosecutor’s office on Monday on charges of torturing to death Magdy Makeen, a donkey cart driver, in a police station nearly three years ago, according to Ali al-Halawani, the lawyer for Makeen’s family.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday that 13 terrorists were killed during a shootout with police forces raiding a terrorist hideout in al-Obour at al-Arish, North Sinai.
Prominent Egyptian political prisoner Gehad el-Haddad has completely lost his ability to walk as a result of torture and medical negligence, his brother told Middle East Eye.
Public Prosecution inspection team finds conditions in Tora ‘adequate’ despite widespread prisoner accounts of abuse, medical negligence
Conditions inside Cairo’s notorious Tora Prison Complex are “adequate,” according to the findings of an inspection team assigned by the Public Prosecution.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that its agencies have arrested 22 members of the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group who used the murder of Mahmoud al-Banna to cause public anger and agitate anti-government sentiments.
The Egyptian Ministry for Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs revealed Oct. 9 that it has been in communication with Egypt’s Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy about the case of Egyptian engineer Ali Abul-Qasim, sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia upon the instructions of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Egyptian citizen Madian Hasanein is being held at the Interior Ministry’s headquarters in Zagazig city, Sharqia governorate, after Sudanese authorities handed him over to Egypt, according to an investigation carried out by the rights group We Record.