Der ägyptische Diktator Abdel Fattah al-Sissi nutzt die Corona-Krise, um noch härter gegen seine Kritiker vorzugehen. Politische Gefangene müssen um ihr Leben fürchten, ihnen wird ein fairer Prozess verweigert
Es fehlt der Druck der internationalen Gemeinschaft, weshalb er unbehelligt weitermachen kann.
‘Hospitals are for the dying’: Medical negligence inside Egyptian prisons
This past weekend, the 68-year-old former presidential candidate suffered two heart attacks in less than 24 hours, according to his son. “This is the result of inhumane conditions in prison and his deliberate mistreatment,” Ahmed Abouel Fotouh wrote. “My father could die at any moment.”
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Human Rights Watch: Abuses in Egypt’s Scorpion Prison
“It was designed so that those who go in don’t come out again unless dead. It was designed for political prisoners.” –Ibrahim Abd al-Ghaffar, former warden, during a television interview in 2012
Since July 2013, when Egypt’s military, led by Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, overthrew Mohamed Morsy, the country’s first freely elected leader and a high-ranking Muslim Brotherhood member, the Egyptian authorities have engaged in a widespread campaign of arrests targeting a broad spectrum of political opponents.
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Egypt: Political Prisoners Suffer in Notorious “Scorpion” Prison – 2016
Don’t forget our loved ones, trapped in Egyptian prisons during this pandemic
Mohamed Soltan is a human rights advocate and founder of the Freedom Initiative.
This week, for many, the coronavirus pandemic that has left much of the world paralyzed is hitting closer to home than ever. But for some of us, the scare is not just about our health or even the availability of essential food and hygiene products in our local stores. It is the crippling fear for our loved ones unjustly imprisoned halfway across the world.
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United Nations Human Rights
Egypt: UN experts denounce Morsi “brutal” prison conditions, warn thousands of other inmates at severe risk
GENEVA (8 November 2019) – The prison regime in Egypt may have directly led to the death of former President Mohamed Morsi, and may be placing the health and lives of thousands more prisoners at severe risk, UN independent experts* have said.
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