Torture

Libyan Tripoli's interim government militias torture Egyptian expats

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 - 05:54 GMT

Chair of the Human Rights Committee at the House of Speakers requested that the lower chamber issues a statement in response to the violations committed against Egyptians in Libya.

Chinese envoy to Cairo comments on allegations about Uighur

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 03:50 GMT

Chinese Ambassador to Cairo Liao Liqiang held a press conference on Monday to comment on reports on alleged torture of Uighur Muslims in China.

Egypt criminalized torture in 1883: Deputy FM

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 - 10:24 GMT

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ehab Galal said that Egypt is among the first states that criminalized torture.

11 Islamic State elements referred to court for crimes in Libya

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 02:18 GMT

Those include four Libyans.

Egypt OKs autopsy for Palestinain 'tortured' in Turkish prison

Wed, 22 May 2019 - 10:25 GMT

The Turkish authorities claimed that Zaki Mubarak, the victim, was a spy to the United Arab Emirates.

Family of Palestinian died in Turkey files complaint to Egypt's attorney general

Wed, 15 May 2019 - 02:41 GMT

The Turkish authorities claimed that Zaki Mubarak, the victim, was a spy to the United Arab Emirates, and that he died after committing suicide.

Body of Palestinian suspectedly Killed by Turkey arrives in Egypt

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 01:40 GMT

The deceased’s family insists he was tortured to death and that is evident from the injuries and bruises on his body.

France admits it used torture during Algeria war

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 02:16 GMT

During the 1954-62 war, which claimed some 1.5 million Algerian lives, French forces brutally cracked down on independence fighters in the colony ruled by Paris for 130 years.

Leader's son reveals torture in Hezbollah's prisons

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 10:14 GMT

Facebook post revealed that Hezbollah locks its opponents in individual cells and torture them.

Egypt offers strong political desire to achieve justice in Regeni’s case: Sisi

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 03:35 GMT

This comes during Sisi’s meeting with the Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Matteo Salveni.

6 policemen sent on 15-day remand over torturing citizen to death

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 04:59 GMT

The head of the Investigations unit at Hadayek Al-Kobba police station, his assistant and our policemen were ordered to be remanded for 15 days pending investigation.

4 policemen arrested over torturing suspect in custody to death

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 08:54 GMT

Four policemen were arrested over torturing a suspect in custody, causing his death inside the police station of Hadaeq El Qobba district.

CIA nominee Haspel vows spy agency will not reinstate torture

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Gina Haspel, Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA, vowed Wednesday that the spy agency will not engage in torture of detainees under her watch.

State Information Service's response to BBC report 'shallow statement'

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 02:40 GMT

The SIS issued a statement focusing on some “shadows” or loopholes in Guerin’s narrative.

Prosecution office refers two policemen to court over torture

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 - 06:50 GMT

South Cairo Prosecution office referred Monday two police officers to be tried before urgent criminal trial on the charges of torturing a citizen.

U.N. watchdogs call for probe of Taser assaults in U.S. jails

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 01:40 GMT

The U.N. special rapporteur on torture urged U.S. authorities to investigate criminal charges against jail officials in Ohio, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

At UN, countries launch push to end trade in torture goods

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 03:55 GMT

About 60 countries led by the European Union on Monday.

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.

EOHR denounces assault of Qatari pilgrim

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 12:16 GMT

The Chairperson of (EOHR), Abu Seada, condemned the beating and humiliation of Qatari citizen Hamad Abdul Hadi Al-Marri after Hajj.

Social media users lambast HRW report on torture in Egypt

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 01:51 GMT

Social media users negatively reacted to what the Human Rights Watch described as "systematic use of torture”.

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