Egypt: Further information on prisoners of conscience / fear of further POCs and new concern: fear of torture

Egypt: Further information on prisoners of conscience / fear of further POCs and new concern: fear of torture

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Index Number: MDE 12/037/1997
Date Published: 23 June 1997
Categories: Egypt, Middle East And North Africa

Hamdein Sabbahi, journalist; Mohammad 'Abdu, veterinarian; Mohammad Sulayman Fayyad, lawyer; Hamdi Haykal, lawyer: There is concern at reports that the above four people were severely beaten and tortured following their arrest on 17 June 1997. Amnesty International is continuing to call for their immediate and unconditional release as prisoners of conscience.


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