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Egypt: Death penalty
18 May 1997

Ibrahim 'Abd al-Tawwab Bahgat, 'Abd al-Hakim Ra'id Mohammad, taxi drivers; Gamal Mohammad al-Sayyid, former police officer: There is concern that ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/024/1997

Egypt: Further information on prisoner of conscience: Dr ...
6 May 1997

On 6 May 1997 the Public Prosecutor's Office ordered that Dr Ahmad al-Ahwany remain in detention for a further 15 days pending the outcome of continuing ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/022/1997

Egypt: Prisoner of conscience: Dr Ahmad al-Ahwany
1 May 1997

There is concern at reports that Dr Ahmad al-Ahwany, a professor of Nuclear Energy at Cairo University, was arrested on 24 April 1997. It is believed ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/021/1997

Egypt: Death penalty: Fathiya Salem (f)
29 April 1997

Fathiya Salem was sentenced to death by Giza Criminal Court on 27 April 1997 after being found guilty of murder. Her sentence has been passed on ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/019/1997

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