Egypt: Death penalty / legal concern: Hussam Hassan Suleiman, Ahmad Mahmoud 'Abd al-Rahman

Egypt: Death penalty / legal concern: Hussam Hassan Suleiman, Ahmad Mahmoud 'Abd al-Rahman

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Index Number: MDE 12/009/1995
Date Published: 1 June 1995
Categories: Egypt, Middle East And North Africa

Hussam Hassan Suleiman and Ahmad Mahmoud 'Abd al-Rahman were sentenced to death by the Supreme Military Court in Cairo on 31 May 1995 in a case involving a total of 42 defendants. The two men were members of Talai' al-Fatah, a splinter group of the banned Islamist organization Gihad. AI fears that they could be executed imminently.


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