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Further information on UA 65/94 (MDE 12/03/94, 21 February) - Egypt: death penalty / legal concern: Medhat Tahhawi, Mohammad Ahmed Sa'id Salih, Hammada Mohammad Lutfi

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 12/005/1994

Medhat Tahhawi and Mohammad Ahmed Sa'id Salih were executed on 17 March in Alexandria after a secret trial by a military court at the military barracks in Sidi Barrani in mid-February 1994. Both were believed to be members of the armed forces. Hammada Mohammad Lufti, a civilian, was sentenced to death in absentia. Three others reportedly received prison sentences. Tehy were reportedly charged with planning the assassination of President Mubarak.

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