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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

Egypt: Further information on death penalty - Imminent ...
22 September 1998

Amnesty International very much regrets that Mati Bassilous Mati Hanna, who was sentenced to death for the murder of singer Widad Hamdi, was executed ...

Urgent Action       MDE 12/045/1998

Hungary: Iraqi asylum seeker
2 September 1998

An Iraqi asylum seeker based in Hungary is in immediate danger of being forcibly returned to Egypt, where he could be at risk of subsequent refoulement ...

Urgent Action       EUR 27/005/1998

Egypt: Human rights abuses by armed groups
31 August 1998

Armed Islamic groups in Egypt are increasingly responsible for human rights abuses. Recent civilian targets have included tourists, Coptic Christians ...

Report       MDE 12/022/1998