Prisons

Egyptian interior ministry grants exceptional visit to prisoners on Eid Al-Fitr

Fri, 07 May 2021 - 11:47 GMT

The visit is an addition to the visits allocated for each of the prisoners during their jail term, which means that it will not be deducted from the number of their legalized visits.

Ashmawi; Egypt’s famous executioner dies

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 12:16 GMT

Al-Fiqi was born in 1940s, and joined the Ministry of Interior in 1970s.

3K convicts pardoned on Police Day as part of efforts to rehabilitate prisoners

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 08:54 GMT

A total of 3,022 convicts were pardoned on Wednesday on the occasion of the Police Day after the Prison Authority decided the pardon conditions apply on them.

Egyptian Interior Ministry sterilizes prisons to avoid COVID-19

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 02:13 GMT

No coronavirus cases inside Egyptian prisons have so far reported.

Women inmates granted extra visit for campaign to end gender-based violence

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 12:47 GMT

Minister of Interior Mahmoud Tawfik announced granting all women detainees nationwide an exceptional visit from Saturday November 16th to 21st.

Parliamentary delegation checks human rights situation at Minya prison

Sun, 27 Oct 2019 - 10:56 GMT

This is the second visit of its kind during the fifth and last session of the Parliament.

Prisoners to be released by presidential pardon in Eid El-Adha

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 - 12:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi issued on Thursday a decree to pardon 513 prisoners on the occasion of Eid El-Adha.

Al-Ahly to face Kenya’s Prisons at African Championship

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 03:26 GMT

Al-Ahly, the title holders, hope to achieve their 13th title in the competition, as the club has a record of 12 titles.

Al-Ahly to face Ivory Coast’s Police at African Championship

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 03:09 GMT

Al-Ahly started their journey at the competition on Tuesday night; they defeated Uganda’s Nemo Stars 3-0.

Men’s African Volleyball Championship kicks off

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 - 09:24 GMT

Al-Ahly hopes to achieve their 13th title in the competition, as the club has a record of 12 titles.

Egypt executes 15 militants for killing security forces in Sinai: security sources

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 11:58 GMT

Egypt on Tuesday executed 15 militants convicted of carrying out attacks that killed security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, security sources said.

Parliament’s HR committee visits prisons after HRW report

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 05:50 GMT

The Human Rights Committee is forming a new minor committee that would be responsible for conducing field visits to Egypt’s prisons.

High committee of prisons discuss presidential pardon of prisoners

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 05:30 GMT

Representatives from the high committee of prisons and other sectors convened to discuss the presidential pardon of prisoners before Eid Al-Adha.

Specially equipped wings for disabled prisoners

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 10:58 GMT

Ministry of Interior has dedicated specially equipped wings for disabled prisoners at the Wadial-Natroun prison hospital to provide special medical care.

Egyptian prisons to hold Easter mass services

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 - 04:42 GMT

The Ministry of Interior is organizing mass services for Copts in public prisons around the country Saturday

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