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Egypt prisoner sends help plea after repeated attacks by officers at Wadi Al-Natrun prison

The Egyptian Network for Human Rights (ENHR) on Friday published a plea for help by Ahmed Zaidan Abdel Azim (38), an Egyptian prisoner serving a 15-year sentence at Wadi Al-Natrun Prison. Abdel Azim said he had suffered severe violations, such as beatings, electrocution, threats of isolation and other retaliatory measures, …

Egypt: army controls state sector job offers and promotions in ‘militarisation’ move

Appointments and promotions within the Egyptian government are now controlled by the army, with a six months training course at the Military Academy a prerequisite. This was confirmed in a circular issued by the Egyptian Cabinet containing a presidential directive to state institutions.