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Entries for the ‘Torture Victims’ Category

Once again: new Khaled Said in Alexandria. Elsayed Belal was tortured to death by Egyptian police.

Elsayed Belal wasn’t a criminal and he was never convicted of any crime. He was arrested under Egypt’s 30 years running emergency law without charge. He was tortured to death. He was arrested from his house in front of his family by the notorious Egyptian national security forces (Amn AlDawla). One and half day later, [...]

A New Khaled Said in Alexandria again: Mostafa Atteya a 39 years old father of three has been kicked to death and dragged across the street by two Egyptian policemen

A New Khaled Said in Alexandria again: Mostafa Atteya is a 39 years old father of three has been kicked to death by two Policemen in the street in Alexandria. Mostafa was kicked and dragged in the street for long distance by 2 Egyptian policemen from  Mina Albasal police station and witnesses who saw the murder and torture [...]

Egyptian Police drag, kick and punch university lecturer for attending Khaled Said’s stand at the court

Mohammed Tariq is a respected young lecturer at the School of Science, Alexandria University. Mohammed went to the stand outside Khaled Said’s court case yesterday. The Egyptian police dragged him on the floor, punched him, kicked him and took him to the police car banging his face across the floor. They then handcuffed him, tied up his [...]

British Policeman jailed for 6 months for throwing a woman into a police cell. How many years Egyptian Policemen who torture civilians to death should get? Let’s start with trying them at least.

  “Wiltshire policeman jailed for cell attack on woman. A police officer has been jailed for six months after he was caught on CCTV throwing a woman into a cell, badly injuring her. The footage also shows Sgt Mark Andrews dragging Pamela Somerville, 59, through Melksham police station in Wiltshire. Andrews, 37, was convicted of [...]

Policeman convicted by courts of torture and sexual torture of innocent victim has been re-instated as a Policeman the day after coming out of jail!

Policeman convicted by courts of torture and sexual torture of innocent victim and who was jailed for 3 years has been re-instated as a Policeman the day after coming out of jail! Nabih is a policeman who was convicted and jailed for 3 years for torturing and sexual torture of an innocent citizen. The day after [...]

Fares Barakat was thrown out of a balcony by Egypt’s savage national security forces “Amn Al Dawla”

Fares Barakat is a simple Egyptian who went to a friend’s party to celebrate his friend’s newly born baby (Aqeeqa gathering). Fares’s friend is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood group and the savage national security forces (a special police force) decided to pay his friend a visit to his house during this party. Fares asked for a search [...]

Video: Too Scared to Say it loudly with English Subtitles

A must watch!   Too Scared to say it loudly video with English subtitles. After spending considerable time, I have finally managed to get this video/song translated to English and translation added as caption and subtitles to the video. Please spread it everywhere and post to friends.

Striking video showing Egyptian Policeman attacking demonstrators with a large Wooden bat

This striking video shows an Egyptian Police officer hitting peaceful demonstrators so fiercely with a big wooden stick as if they are solid objects not human beings. The officer did that in front of tens of people, but he was never questioned (let alone tried in court) about his brutal physical offence. One of the [...]

Egypt: Striking a Blow Against Impunity?

Amnesty International writing about Human rights oppression and impunity in Egypt: The article focuses on Khaled Said’s brutal killing and how the two officers who killed Khaled are NOT charged with murder, they are only charged with “using force during arrest” and “illegal arrest”! Impunity is one of the great building blocks of the state [...]

New video showing how Khaled’s story started and how it is developing

New video from the “My name is Khaled Said” facebook page (Arabic) showing how Khaled’s story started and how it is developing:

Death and torture threats to members of our team

Our team members have received death threats and torture threats from people saying they are members of the Egyptian Police forces. We believe there are many good Policemen in Egypt but we believe that if those good ones do not stop the torture and inhuman treatment by the others, the situation will only get worse. We [...]

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.

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 [...]

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…

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 [...]