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Local and international human rights organisation have repeatedly condemned deaths in Egyptian prisons, which they attribute to numerous reasons including overcrowded cells and lack of adequate medical care.
... evidence against him, Ibrahim Halawa is dying in an... Mary Fitzgerald Almost four years since he and his sisters were arrested during a siege of a Cairo mosque, Ibrahim Halawa sits in an Egyptian prison cell grimly counting the days of his ...
Almost four years since he and his sisters were arrested during a siege of a Cairo mosque, Ibrahim Halawa sits in an Egyptian prison cell grimly counting the days of his incarceration. This week, Dublin-born Halawa, who was just 17 when he was seized ...
His sister Somaia last night said: "The sad reality is my brother is dying in an Egyptian prison, facing a mass trial, which at this rate will take over 10 years.
The 21 year old has been in an Egyptian prison cell since August 2013 after being arrested during protests in Cairo. The trial postponement comes amid growing fears for his health.
The 21-year-old Irish citizen has been detained in an Egyptian prison since August 2013, after the Muslim Brotherhood held a "day of rage" over the removal of president Mohamed Morsi.
The government is to send an independent medical expert to assess Ibrahim Halawa in prison in Egypt. The health of the Dubliner is understood to be deteriorating rapidly.
The government is to send an independent medical expert to assess Ibrahim Halawa in prison in Egypt. The health of the Dubliner is understood to be deteriorating rapidly.
Elsewhere, the government is to insist that an independent medical expert is given access to Ibrahim Halawa, who has been in an Egyptian prison and awaiting trial for over three years. From Firhouse, Dublin, the 21-year-old's case was raised at Cabinet ...
A Palestinian police officer died on Sunday while he was in detention in a prison in Egypt for unknown reasons, his brother told the Quds Press news agency.
Shane Lowry had an extra happy swing to his mood the weekend before last. Golfer? Swing? Geddit? And why wouldn't Shane be in a considerably happy mood?
A 21-year-old Irishman on hunger strike in an Egyptian prison has become so weak that he is using a wheelchair, his lawyer has said.
Shehab Center for human rights (SCHR) holds Egyptian authorities, especially the prison Service and prison officers, responsible for their persistent policy of deliberate medical neglect against a large number of detainees, which threatens the lives of ...
... following the US foreign policy under the Obama administration, a policy which later abandoned the Egyptian masses to their fate when the army took over and Morsi was overthrown, tried and jailed for treason and is awaiting death in an Egyptian prison.
Elmaati, who drove a truck in the Toronto area, went to Damascus to get married in 2001, was detained and tortured and sent to an Egyptian prison where he endured more torture before he was released three years later. Nureddin, a principal at a Toronto ...
Elmaati, who drove a truck in the Toronto area, went to Damascus to get married in 2001, was detained and tortured and sent to an Egyptian prison where he endured more torture before he was released three years later. Nureddin, a principal at a Toronto ...
In this vein, we must remember that the intellectual, social and political project of modernity gave rise to some of the most violent episodes and ideologies in human history and did not require religion to do so.
... now intensify their efforts to secure Ibrahim's release." Earlier: The family of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa believe he is dying in an Egyptian prison. 21-year-old Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa has been unlawfully imprisoned without trial in Egypt since ...
The family of Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa, who has been imprisoned in Egypt without trial since 2013, has said he is dying. Ibrahim Halawa.
Stewart told this reporter that her intent was to keep the sheikh's name in the news, ease his isolation and facilitate his transfer to a prison in Egypt. Did Goodman, who had also interviewed her, believe Stewart had made a tactical error in flouting ...
Aqrab Detainees' Families Association (ADFA) holds Aqrab prison administration and the Egyptian prisons authority fully responsible for the life and health of detainees.
Canadian Mohamed El Attar has been in an Egyptian prison since 2007, convicted on dubious charges of spying for Israel. Advocates, including a former CSIS official, say he's innocent.
He shared anecdotes about how he was on track to become a Muslim cleric, but was disowned by his family and spent 15 years in an Egyptian prison. religious freedom was not a principle Momen was familiar with growing up. Although he ultimately left the ...
For the Firhouse student, who has been detained in Egyptian prison for over three-and-a-half years, finding himself locked between a number of legal efforts surrounding a judicial process seemingly without end, and a political game which has so far ...
In Assad's prisons in Syria, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's prisons in Egypt, and in the prisons of other authoritarian regimes, you create future radical militant groups.
The family of Ibrahim Halawa say he has been moved to hospital. The Dubliner was transferred from prison in Egypt on Tuesday, after falling ill.
"I write this from the darkness of solitary confinement in Egypt's most notorious prison, where I have been held for more than three years," the official spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), Gehad El-Haddad, wrote in a letter published by the New ...
In Assad's prisons in Syria, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's prisons in Egypt, and in the prisons of other authoritarian regimes, you create future radical militant groups.
By the 1980's Abdel-Rahman was serving as chief of Al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya. He spent three years in Egyptian prisons on suspicion that he issued the fatwa that resulted in the 1981 assassination of then-president Anwar Sadat by Egyptian Islamic Jihad ...
There are nearly 50,000 convicted criminals in Egyptian prisons, according to estimates from different human rights' centres and organisations in Egypt.
Tens of thousands of Mr. Sisi's opponents languish in Egyptian prisons, human rights workers are routinely harassed, and his security forces have faced accusations of extrajudicial killings.
"He has now spent almost three and a half years living in truly horrific conditions in different Egyptian prisons and has endured 19 trial delays.
A leading Muslim scholar who spent months in an Egyptian prison over his alleged ties to the Muslim Brotherhood has described his ordeal.
"He has now spent almost three and a half years living in truly horrific conditions in different Egyptian prisons and has endured 19 trial delays.
"He has now spent almost three and a half years living in truly horrific conditions in different Egyptian prisons and has endured 19 trial delays.
I went on stage in full Thirties Egyptian prison warden garb. I even heard a crowd member say, 'Well at least he's making an effort.
There was Mohamed Fahmy, the journalist sprung from an Egyptian prison in 2015 after pressure from the Canadian government.
South Africans on Monday celebrated the return of a leading Muslim scholar who had been held in an Egyptian prison for more than two years.
This Valentine's Day, let these three GTA couples serve as extraordinary examples: meet Sarah Attia, who relentlessly fought for her husband's freedom from an Egyptian prison. Oakville's Hitesh Patel donated a kidney to his partner, Jennifer Malabar.
The center also conducts and publishes reports documenting security violations, death and torture inside Egyptian prisons. human rights groups say that many of the detainees' arrests are not reported.
As he lay awake in a insect-infested cell in the solitary confinement wing of an Egyptian prison, one thought kept Khaled Al-Qazzaz going.
He was purportedly "tortured" in Egypt for six years, and developed a heart condition that required treatment. According to the biography posted by Kuwaiti, Abu Hani was eventually released from an Egyptian prison in 2011. He then made his way to Syria ...
He also assisted in the process of negotiations to release journalist Peter Greste from prison in Egypt. Mr Hartmann was also a father of two, a husband and a keen cyclist.
torture, abuse and overcrowding in Egyptian prisons is fostering the radicalisation of Islamist inmates, with many turning to Islamic State as the highest role model to aspire to.
Who could have ever imagined he'd elevate Joseph from an Egyptian prison to being co-regent of all of Egypt? Who could have imagined he'd take a persecutor of the church and one who caused the martyrdom of many (Saul who became Paul), gloriously ...
Egyptian prison law draws scrutiny rights activists are trying to force President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to throw out a law used by his government to imprison thousands of Egyptians and sentence hundreds to death by arguing it was overturned as far back ...
The migrant is then sent to an Egyptian prison where they will wait to be deported to their country of origin, often risking their lives.
The Egyptian parliament's Defence and National Security Committee has called for the construction of a number of new prisons in order to accommodate the huge numbers of detainees currently being held by the government.


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