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Egypt: Incommunicado detention / enforced disappearance / fear of torture / medical concern, Dia' el Din Gad (m)

, Index number: MDE 12/005/2009

Student blogger Dia' el Din Gad, who has been denouncing President Mubarak for Egypt’s policy towards the Gaza Strip and the authorities' attitude to the delivery of humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza, was arrested on 6 February by State Security Investigations (SSI) officers. His whereabouts have still not been disclosed by the Egyptian authorities, despite his family’s and lawyer’s inquiries to the Ministry of the Interior and the office of the Public prosecutor. He is believed to be held incommunicado in an unknown location, putting him at danger of torture.

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