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AFRICA / 500 political prisoners in Egypt on sixth week of hunger strike ‘neglected’
Date of publication at Tlaxcala: 31/07/2019

500 political prisoners in Egypt on sixth week of hunger strike ‘neglected’

Middle East Monitor de Oriente

 

Over 500 political prisoners in the Scorpion wing of Egypt’s notorious Tora Prison have reached day 38 of their hunger strike, which they began in June to protest against the death of former President Mohamed Morsi.

Morsi died on 17 June after collapsing in a courtroom. He was kept in solitary confinement for six years and consistently denied medical attention, as are thousands of inmates imprisoned in Egypt’s jails.

El-Nadeem NGO details 283 cases of individual torture, 30 deaths in custody and 111 people who have been subject to medical negligence in the first half of 2019.

Earlier this week, two political prisoners in Egypt, Omar Adel and Kilani Hassan, died after being kept in inhumane conditions. Hassan was denied medical care.

The hunger strike in Tora Prison aims to stop the ill treatment of prisoners and challenge the deliberate refusal to administer medical attention by authorities, the prevention of visits and the ban on detainees exercising.

In the aftermath of Morsi’s death authorities prevented a number of families from visiting their loved ones, though this is a common punitive measure already in force against many prisoners.

Authorities also raised the price of special permits to visit family members by 500 per cent in an attempt to quell the negative publicity that followed Morsi’s death.

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Courtesy of MEMO
Source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20190724-500-political-prisoners-in-egypt-on-38th-day-of-hunger-strike-neglected/
Publication date of original article: 24/07/2019
URL of this page : http://www.tlaxcala-int.org/article.asp?reference=26669

 

Tags: Political prisonersHunger strikesHuman rightsal-Sisi regimeEgypt
 

 
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