The former acting leader of Egypt’s opposition group the Muslim Brotherhood criticised his detention conditions in a rare court appearance shared widely in an online video on Thursday.
On October 28, Egypt’s Interior Ministry released a slick, heavily produced video showcasing a new state-of-the-art prison mega-complex. The Wadi El Natrun Correctional and Rehabilitation Center complex is supposed to replace 12 prisons that currently hold 25 percent of the country’s total estimated prison population of 114,000 – tens of …
Egypt’s National Security Agency has arrested two suspects of impersonating two high-level officials and fabricating a phone call in which they negotiated illegal awarding of contracts of some major national projects to certain companies in exchange for a huge bribe, with the aim of defaming the Egyptian government.
The French judiciary yesterday accused local company Nexa Technologies of embroilment in “acts of torture and forced disappearances.”
The Egyptian Network for Human Rights has documented details of the arrest and violations against female political prisoner Tawqa Abdel Basser Abdullah.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry announced Oct. 28 the inauguration of the Wadi al-Natrun Correction and Rehabilitation Center, the first of its kind in the country.
At a time when rights groups have frequently reported cases of maltreatment and abuse in Egyptian prisons, the country’s interior ministry has promoted the inauguration of the new Wadi El-Natrun prison complex in northern Egypt – complete with a song to accompany the launch.
The struggle for prison letters: How the National Security Agency controls access to correspondence for detainees
Abdelrahman ElGendy says letters were a crucial lifeline for him during the six years he spent locked up in five different prisons between 2013 and 2020. “Letters were not only important, they literally saved my life,” he says. “I was only living because I was looking forward to them from …
The death of businessman Khaled Al-Adawy is “considered premeditated murder” as he was forcibly disappeared, tortured, and denied medical treatment, the Egyptian Network for Human Rights said.
Dozens of prisoners in Egypt have reportedly been offered amnesty in exchange for participating in a scripted conference with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi planned in Tora prison next month, a local independent publication reported on Sunday.