Items related to torture

Hisham Barakat
Al-Masry Al-Youm 08 Apr 2015
Two police officers were referred to a criminal trial on Wednesday over charges of torturing a lawyer to death, a...
© AFP/File | Inmates at a prison in southern Brazil have taken seven staff hostage in the latest in a series of mutinies at penitentiaries in recent months, Brazilian media report
 
 
 
Egypt Independent 01 Apr 2015
An NGO has voiced concern over latest revelations by the National Council for Human Rights concerning the alleged...
Hisham Barakat
Al-Masry Al-Youm 31 Mar 2015
Egypt’s General Prosecutor Hesham Barakat has ordered an investigation into the recent allegations of torture...
© AFP/File | Inmates at a prison in southern Brazil have taken seven staff hostage in the latest in a series of mutinies at penitentiaries in recent months, Brazilian media report
 
 
 
Egypt Independent 24 Mar 2015
The Egyptian Center for Ecomomic and Social Rights published a statement on Tuesday, signed by various human rights...
Aswat Masriya 23 Mar 2015
Egypt's top prosecutor received on Monday a request to reopen investigation into the death of political activist...
 Yqeen newsnetwork
Egypt Independent 22 Mar 2015
A group of activist journalists have highlighted human rights and legal violations involved in the detention of a...
Al-Masry Al-Youm 17 Mar 2015
A suspect remanded into custody in Kafr al-Sheikh over an illegal arms possession committed suicide late Monday at the...
El Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence 
Hend El-Behary 12 Mar 2015
El Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence has released its February report, which recorded at...
Lawyers protest colleague's death under police custody outside the High Court
Egypt Independent 01 Mar 2015
Hundreds of lawyers marched Sunday from the Syndicate in Downtown Cairo to the adjacent High Court condemning the...
Lawyer Karim Hamdy who died into custody at Matariya police station
Egypt Independent 28 Feb 2015
A group of lawyers have defied a gag order by the General Prosecutor concerning investigations into the alleged...