Human Rights in Arab Republic of Egypt

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Egypt: Fear for safety/Fear of torture or ill-treatment
15 July 2002

'Aziza 'Abbas Muhammad, the wife of a political prisoner, was detained for the third time this month on 8 July. She is being held in incommunicado ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/024/2002

Egypt: Further information on fear for safety/Fear of torture or ill ...
15 July 2002

The whereabouts of 'Aziza 'Abbas Muhammad remained unknown for two months. On 7 September, her lawyer visited her in detention, following her ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/030/2002

Egypt: Rights without discrimination
1 July 2002

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. Public Statement. AI Index: MDE 12/023/2002 (Public). News Service No: 111. 2 July 2002. ...

Press Release       MDE 12/023/2002

Egypt: Stop criminalizing human rights activists
24 June 2002

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PRESS RELEASE. AI Index: MDE 12/022/2002 (Public). News Service No: 107. 25 June 2002. ...

Press Release       MDE 12/022/2002

Egypt: Forcible return/ Fear of torture or ill-treatment, Nabil ...
19 June 2002

Nabil Ahmad Soliman was deported from the USA to Egypt on 12 June. The Egyptian authorities had sought his deportation on the grounds of his alleged ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/021/2002

Egypt: Increasing use of the death penalty
12 June 2002

This report highlights how in defiance of world trends, the use of the death penalty has increased significantly over the past decade in Egypt.

Report       MDE 12/017/2002

Egypt: Amnesty International's Briefing to the Human Rights ...
30 May 2002

This summary of Amnesty International's concerns in Egypt is submitted by way of a briefing to the UN Human Rights Committee, prior to the Committee's ...

Report       MDE 12/019/2002

Egypt: Further information on forcible return / Risk of torture, Al ...
22 April 2002

Ussama Farag Allah was reportedly tortured while he was detained incommunicado, after he had been forcibly returned to Egypt from Bosnia- ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/015/2002

Egypt: Further information - Risk of torture/ill-treatment on ...
17 April 2002

On 13 April, the five men sentenced in March to the maximum three years' imprisonment for “habitual debauchery” were acquitted on appeal. The men ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/014/2002

Egypt: Death Penalty
2 April 2002

Badriya Shawqi 'Abd al-Razzaq was sentenced to death on 31 March, and is at risk of execution. She was convicted of the murder of her husband.

Urgent Action       MDE 12/013/2002