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Egypt: Death penalty: Ahmad Hassan 'Ali Isma'il
29 April 1997

Ahmad Hassan 'Ali Isma'il who had been sentenced to death in absentia in 1996 for murder, was reportedly arrested on 18 April 1997 in Cairo. There ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/020/1997

Egypt: Death penalty
20 April 1997

Ibrahim 'Abd al-Tawwab Bahgat, 'Abd al-Hakim Ra'id Mohammad, taxi drivers, Gamal Mohammad al-Sayyid, unemployed: The three men named above ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/018/1997

Egypt: Death penalty
13 April 1997

Gamal 'Abd al-Latif, Sha'ban Mahmoud: On 7 April 1997 the Cairo Criminal Court sentenced the above men to death, on conviction of murder. Their ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/017/1997

Egypt: Prisoners of conscience: 12 medical professionals
7 April 1997

There is concern at the continuing imprisonment of 12 medical professionals serving sentences of between three and five years, some with hard labour ...

Report       MDE 12/007/1997

Egypt: Death penalty: Ahmad Metwalli
20 March 1997

Ahmad Metwalli, a 30-year-old hospital worker, was sentenced to death on 15 March 1997 by the West Alexandria criminal court after being found guilty ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/013/1997

Egypt: Death penalty: Ibrahim Mohammad 'Allam
6 March 1997

On 19 February 1997 the Cairo criminal court sentenced Ibrahim Mohammad 'Allam to death, after finding him guilty of murder. The sentence has been ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/012/1997

Egypt: Further information on death penalty
4 March 1997

Abu al-Ma'aty Salah Nasr al-Din, unemployed, and his wife Nabiha al-Sayyid 'Ali: Amnesty International has learned that Nabiha al-Sayyid 'Ali has had ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/010/1997

Arming the torturers: Electro-shock torture and the spread of ...
4 March 1997

Amnesty International is gravely concerned at the rise in the use of modern electro-shock "stun" weapons by torturers. Reports that law enforcement officers ...

Report       ACT 40/001/1997

Amnesty International News March 1997
1 March 1997

1. Colombia: A long search for justice; 2. UN Commission on Human Rights: 50 years on: time for action; 3. News in brief: Nigeria, Kenya, Tunisia, Iran ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/002/1997

Egypt: Women targeted by association
1 March 1997

Dozens of women in Egypt have been subjected to human rights violations, including arbitrary detention and torture, usually on account of their marital ...

Report       MDE 12/011/1997