Egypt: Further information on death penalty: ‘Aida Nour al-Din Mohammad Abu-Zeid (f)

Egypt: Further information on death penalty: ‘Aida Nour al-Din Mohammad Abu-Zeid (f)

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Index Number: MDE 12/025/1998
Date Published: 14 May 1998
Categories: Egypt, Middle East And North Africa

The above-named woman was sentenced to death on 11 March 1998 by the Alexandria criminal court after being found guilty of allegedly killing one patient and attempting to kill others. Her lawyers are now appealing to the Court of Cassation on the basis that statements she made during interrogtaion were made under duress while in a bad physical and mental state.


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