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Family of dead relative accuse police of torturing him to death
Egypt

Family of dead relative accuse police of torturing him to death

Following the death of a robbery case suspect in the Shebin al-Qanater police station in Qalyubia governorate on Friday, dozens of…
Group calls for establishing ministry to defend Egypt’s human rights situation
Egypt

Group calls for establishing ministry to defend Egypt’s human rights situation

The Secretary-General of the Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR), Alaa Shalaby, called for establishing a ministry for human rights…
High Court upholds earlier verdict against 4 police officers in death by torture case, after 8 years
Egypt

High Court upholds earlier verdict against 4 police officers in death by torture case, after 8 years

Egypt’s Court of Cassation on Tuesday rejected the appeal of four police officers against a court ruling sentencing them to…
Interior Minister suspends police officer detained for torturing man to death
Egypt

Interior Minister suspends police officer detained for torturing man to death

Egypt Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar on Sunday suspended from work a police officer currently detained for alledgedly torturing a…
Assiut villagers protest alleged torture in police detention
Egypt

Assiut villagers protest alleged torture in police detention

Residents of the village of Baarat, to the west of Luxor, held protests on Saturday against the alleged torture of…
Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican police
World

Executions, burned testicles: apparent massacre stains Mexican police

Discrepancies plague the official account of a deadly assault last year in which Mexican police allegedly executed 22 suspected gang…
Cabinet reviews amendments to police law urged by president
Egypt

Cabinet reviews amendments to police law urged by president

The government is reviewing on Wednesday a final version of the draft police law it approved last week before sending…
Interior Ministry’s policy excludes ‘irresponsible’ personnel: minister
Egypt

Interior Ministry’s policy excludes ‘irresponsible’ personnel: minister

Interior Minister Magdy Abdel Ghaffar has said that his ministry’s policy is to exclude personnel who are unaware of their…
Sisi tells interior minister to crack down on police abuses
Egypt

Sisi tells interior minister to crack down on police abuses

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told the interior minister on Friday to crack down on police abuse and to submit…
Anti-torture NGO closure ‘unconscionable’: HRW
Egypt

Anti-torture NGO closure ‘unconscionable’: HRW

Human Rights Watch has slammed Egyptian authorities for deciding to close down an NGO assisting victims of torture over unspecified…
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