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Egypt: Human rights defender / prisoner of conscience: Hafez ...
2 December 1998

Hafez Abu Sa'ada, a lawyer and leading human rights defender, was arrested because of his human rights work on 1 December 1998 and ordered by ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/057/1998

Egypt: Further information on death penalty / legal concern
1 December 1998

Amnesty International has received reports that Gamal Mohammad Mostafa Abu Rawwash and Taha 'Abd al-Razeq 'Abd al-Maqsud were executed by ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/054/1998

Egypt: Further information on death penalty / legal concern ...
1 December 1998

Amnesty International has received reports that 'Adel 'Ali Bayyoumi was executed on 22 November 1998.

Urgent Action       MDE 12/055/1998

Egypt: Death penalty
18 November 1998

'Omar Mahmoud 'Abd al-'Aziz, Abu Bakr Mahmoud 'Abd al-'Aziz and 'Othman Mahmoud 'Abd al-'Aziz, all brothers, were sentenced to death on 10 November ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/053/1998

Egypt: Further information on fear of execution / fear of torture ...
12 November 1998

Ahmad Ibrahim al-Sayyid al-Naggar, Mohammad Huda, Mohammad Hassan Mahmoud and Magid Mostafa have recently been transferred to the High ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/052/1998

Egypt: Further information on death penalty: 'Aida Nour al-Din ...
12 November 1998

In 9 November 1998 the above-named woman was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment at a retrial before the Alexandria criminal court after the Court ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/051/1998

Egypt: Forcible return / fear of torture: Mohammad 'Abeid 'Abd ...
2 November 1998

Mohammad 'Abeid 'Abd al-'Aal was forcibly returned to Egypt by the Ecuadorean authorities at the end of last week. He is said to be held incommunicado ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/049/1998

Egypt: Death penalty: 'Attiyat Hussain Hassan
6 October 1998

On 6 October 1998, the Alexandria Criminal Court sentenced 'Attiyat Hussain Hassan to death. Her death sentence has now been passed for approval ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/048/1998

Egypt: Killings must stop - clear commitment by armed groups ...
28 September 1998

News Service 185/98. AI INDEX: MDE 12/44/98. EMBARGOED UNTIL 0001 HRS GMT 29 SEPTEMBER 1998. Egypt: Killings ...

Press Release       MDE 12/044/1998

Egypt: Prison conditions and deaths in custody
23 September 1998

With this medical action AI expresses its concern at the death in custody of Mahmoud Nour al-Din Sulayman who died after not having been allowed ...

Report       MDE 12/046/1998