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BREAKING NEWS: Witness in Khaled Said case “Tamer Elsayed Abdul Moneim” was beaten yesterday by two unknown people after testifying

BREAKING NEWS: Witness in Khaled Said case “Tamer Elsayed Abdul Moneim” was beaten yesterday by two unknown people after testifying that he has seen the Policeman Ahmed Othman in the crime scene. Tamer is being hospitalised since yesterday.

Khaled Vendetta – Let’s meet on Friday 23rd July.

Khaled Vendetta .. A new video to encourage Egyptians and human rights activists worldwide to join in with the free Egyptian youth who will stand in silent, dressed in black on the 23/07 at 6:30 pm Cairo local time. The stand is to mark the anniversary of the 1952 Egyptian Army revolution against the King of [...]

New York Times: Death in Police Encounter Stirs Calls for Change in Egypt

Today’s coverage in the New York Times on Khaled Said’s death and the movement for change that resulted from it. Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/19/world/middleeast/19abuse.html?_r=2&ref=world ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — The two undercover police officers seemed unfazed by the bystanders, who watched as the officers beat a 28-year-old man in the lobby of a building here last month, one witness [...]

Fourth Silent Stand will be on 23rd July – The anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution 1952

The Fourth Silent Stand will be held in Egypt, with focus on Alexandria and attended worldwide on Friday the 23rd July. 23 July is the anniversary of the non-violent Egyptian white Revolution that took place in 1952 when the Egyptian army toppled the King of Egypt without a single drop of blood spilt. Many Egyptians [...]

Egyptian police ‘tortured to death’ 12 people in 2009

Among widespread and continuing human rights abuses throughout Egypt in 2009, 12 people were tortured to death by police, according to the annual report of the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR). EQHR documented 63 cases of torture in detention in the same year. And this is not exhaustive; we include only confirmed cases where there’s [...]

Police surrounding demonstrators in the silent stand protest in Alexandria, Egypt

Police surrounding 2 female participants in the silent stand protest on 9th July 2010 in Alexandria, Egypt. More than 50 police officers surrounding 2 girls. This is the Egyptian Police acting under instructions from the Egyptian government summarised in one photo. Photo speaks for itself

Khaled Said (forensic) Autopsy reports

We have decided to publish the Egyptian government official autopsy reports (in Arabic) and their translation. These reports show the change of tone from the first report, to the second preliminary report and then to the full second report. No indication of any injuries to Khaled in the first report, followed by stronger indication that [...]

too scared to say it loudly (video)

Too scared to say it loudly is a new video dedicated to all Egyptian victims of torture and police brutality. The video includes the latest photos taken on the third silent stand on 9th July 2010. In memory of Khaled Said…

Press Release: Third Silent Stand

Press Release: Despite the Egyptian police measures, the 3rd silence demonstration against torture in Egyptian police station is marked with success  Hundreds of Egyptians stand up in silence and dressed in black in the 3rd silent stand in protest against the torture systematically taking place by Egypt’s police forces against Egyptian civilians. The participants stood up [...]

Full Coverage of the third silent stand

The third silent stand was a success despite all the obstacles and the harassment of the Egyptian Police to prevent silent participants from just standing quiet and sad in the streets. The silent stand has taken place in several cities all over Egypt and worldwide including: Cairo, Alexandria, Mansoura, Ismailia, Tanta, Portsaid, Damanhoor as well as London, [...]

Success of Third Silent Stand Friday 9 July

The third silent stand by Egyptians has proved to be a success after hundreds of Egyptians all over Egypt and worldwide has stood in a symbolic stand in sadness and dressed in black. According to Reuters report the online campaign to stage a silent protest by Egytians has drawn hundreds of participants. The demonstration was organized [...]

3rd Silent Stand Friday 9 July 2010

After the success of the two previous ones, a 3rd silent stand will be held across all Egyptian cities and towns covering all 26 governorates on Friday 9th July 6:30 pm Cairo local time. It will be a silent stand in protest of Khalid’s killing, the authorities refusal to arrest and try the attackers and [...]

Witnesses in Khaled Said case harassed by police, say family and lawyer

Witnesses to the death of Khaled Saeid are being intimidated by the police, alleged a lawyer and members of Saeid’s family. Mohamed Abdel-Aziz, a lawyer with the Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of the Victims of Violence says that the intimidation began 10 days ago but has intensified in the past three days. Abdel-Aziz told [...]

Standing Up For Khalid Said

We must all stand up for Khaled Said and every single Egyptian who was or will be attacked. We must unite to stop the violence. Only this way we will force everyone to respect us. After a day of protests in Alexandria Egypt, sparked by anger and sadness about the recent killing of Khalid Said, [...]

Police throw man from 4th-floor balcony

The Cairo-based Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture has accused two police officers from the Beni Abid Police Department of torturing a Mansoura man before throwing him from the fourth floor of a police station. Police sources denied the accusations, saying the alleged victim, 18-year-old Mohamed Salah Mahmoud, had thrown [...]