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Detainees kept in Egyptian prisons have often described the dire conditions inside where they are regularly tortured, not given enough food to eat and denied medical treatment. During his years spent incarcerated a number of charges were levelled at him – involvement in the Al Jazeera case in which ...
However, Geneina and Anan are believed to be just two of the estimated 60,000 political prisoners being held in Egyptian prisons, with a further 15,000 civilians thought to have been subject to military trial since 2014. According to Human Rights Watch, in 2014-2015 alone an estimated 41,000 were ...

A report issued by a British parliamentary Detention Review Panel (DRP) paints a damning picture of the Egyptian prison system and finds the conditions ... Indeed, according to Human Rights Monitor, more than 300 detainees have died in prison in Egypt since the coup in 2013, with the cause of death ...
Egyptian prison was 'worse than hell'. 07:01, UK, Thursday 29 March 2018. Ibrahim Halawa released from Egyptian prison after more than four years. - Facebook pic. Video: Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa was was imprisoned in Egypt for four years. He was held after being caught up in a siege at a mosque.
The daughter of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide wrote on her Facebook page yesterday that her father is suffering from illnesses contracted inside the Egyptian prison where he is being incarcerated and doesn't have any blankets or soap. Duha Mohamed Badie said that her father is “dying ...
Mohammed Morsi in2016. His family say they do not believe he has received adequate treatment. Photograph: Amr Nabil/AP. A cross-party group of senior British MPs has petitioned the Egyptian government to allow access to the jailed former president Mohamed Morsi, amid reports that his health has ...

Police have reportedly closed their investigation into how jailed Brit Laura Plummer got hold of the painkillers that led to her being imprisoned in Egypt. The 33-year-old woman from Hull is currently detained in a prison in Cairo after she was found carrying almost 300 Tramadol pills into the resort of ...
CAIRO – 15 February 2018: Cairo Criminal Court, headed by Counselor Mohamed Fahmy, continued on Thursday hearing the witnesses on the retrial of ousted President Mohamed Morsi and 27 other defendants in the case of breaking in the Egyptian prisons, known as the break-in of the eastern border.
A British woman imprisoned in Egypt on drugs smuggling charges looks likely to remain in jail, after days of media speculation that she was about to be released came to nothing. Laura Plummer, 33, was arrested in October for allegedly trying to smuggle 290 tramadol pills into the Red Sea resort of ...
Jailed Brit Laura Plummer's release from a 'hellhole' Egyptian prison could be delayed because she has lodged an appeal against her sentence, a former ... Brit Pete Farmer, 45, was locked up in the same cockroach-infested Al Qanater prison in Egypt for two years before he was released in November.
Doha-based Islamic scholar al-Qaradawi tried in absentia, while eight others were sentenced to death over 2015 violence. 17 Jan 2018. An Egyptian court sentenced Qaradawi for "incitement to murder" and "vandalising public property" [The Associated Press]. An Egyptian military court has sentenced eight people to death, ...
Inside the cockroach-ridden hell hole Egyptian prison where Brit Laura Plummer is likely to serve sentence. British tourist Laura ... AN EX-INMATE at an Egyptian prison where Laura Plummer may serve her sentence has revealed the hell hole conditions she may have to endure. Pete Farmer, 45, was ...
Starved, freezing and chained to a man almost beaten to death… What prison in Egypt is REALLY like, by a Brit who's been there. Alisdare Hickson spent nearly two months in captivity in Egypt in 2012, and lifts the lid on what jailed 'drug smuggler' Laura Plummer can expect as she serves her sentence.
'She'll die': Family of Brit jailed for drug smuggling fear she won't survive three years in hellish Egyptian prison. Prisoners are housed in cramped squalid conditions, cut off from the outside world and shackled to bare concrete walls. The small cells, without electricity or fans to stave off the sweltering ...
A timeline of events as Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein marks 400 days of detention by Egypt. 23 Jan 2018. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. Remaining Time -0:00. Share. Playback Rate. 1. Chapters. Chapters.
One day you're there, one day you're in a prison in Egypt, one day you're back here again. It's not my school any more." He claims he was tortured in several jails, regularly stripped naked and beaten, denied exercise, served food with worms and cockroaches and taunted by guards who would attempt to ...
Ibrahim Halawa, 21, was arrested during a government crackdown on protesters in August 2013 and was tried along with nearly 500 other defendants in a mass trial that concluded last month. He was acquitted of all charges on September 18 and the Irish government said he was released from prison on ...

Meanwhile, the Irish Minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said his government was determined to see the release of Halawa. "I want to reaffirm my determination and that of the Irish government to seeing this young man released from prison in Egypt and returned to his family in Dublin so that he can ...
The Hull woman locked up in an Egyptian prison for taking drugs into the country has been seen on camera for the first time. Laura Plummer, of east Hull, was arrested in the African country last year after she was found with Tramadol pills in her suitcase. She told authorities they were for her husband to ...
“Foreign correspondent Peter Greste, who spent over a year in an Egyptian prison, talks about how investigative journalism is under threat in the age of terrorism and fake news. And Sarah Ferguson discusses her moving reflection on her relationship with her mother.” Ms Savage said some of the most ...
JAILED Brit Laura Plummer is yearning for British soaps as she languishes in an Egyptian prison. The 34-year-old was jailed for three years on Boxing Day after being caught with 290 Tramadol pills, a strong painkiller that is banned in the country. Laura Plummer was jailed on Boxing Day last year after ...
Jailed Brit Laura Plummer misses Emmerdale and cries every day in Egyptian prison. In a bid to boost her spirits her family is urging supporters to send her plotlines from Emmerdale and Coronation Street. Share; Comments. By. Lucy Thornton. 21:12, 7 MAR 2018; Updated 21:14, 7 MAR 2018. News. Laura Plummer is ...


 

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