The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and the Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture are extremely concerned by the increase in reported cases of enforced disappearance and torture targeting individuals suspected by the authorities of terrorism-related offenses.
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The undersigned organizations call for an immediate, independent investigation into growing claims of the brutal torture and sexual assault of detainees held in prisons and police stations in Egypt after their arrest in demonstrations on January 2
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has recently declared admissible a case arising out of the sexual assault on female protesters who were detained in military prisons in Cairo in March 2011.
The undersigned organizations are deeply concerned about the deteriorating health conditions of refugees detained in Alexandria who require urgent medical care, among them at least two children (ages 6 and 14) and one woman who are in grave condit
On 2 November 2013, the EIPR filed a complaint with the Public Prosecutor asking for a speedy investigation into the death of Shaker Mohamed Shaker in the Qanater police station.
Four days from now, the 26th of June, international day against torture, a year would have passed since Mohamed Morsi became president of Egypt, a civilian president elected after a revolution that ousted Mubarak and continued to protes
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights held the Ministry of Interior fully responsible for the health and life of Mustafa Abd al-Baset Mohamed, who is serving a six-month prison sentence in the Zaqaziq General Prison.
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) today urged the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, the Egyptian government and the People’s Assembly to take all immediate measures to demand that the American government release Egyptian nation
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) sent today urgent action requests to United Nations and African Commission special mechanisms, requesting their intervention regarding the unlawful killings, torture and denial of health care of p
Thirteen Egyptian human rights organizations expressed their distress today about the Egyptian government’s continuing dismissal of reports confirming the detention, torture and rape of hundreds of African hostages in Sinai by human trafficking ga