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Egypt: Ahmed Agiza: [Global letter-writing marathon 2006]

, Index number: MDE 12/005/2006

Ahmed Agiza and Mohammed El Zari, two male Egyptian asylum-seekers, were detained in Sweden on 18 December 2001 and flown to Egypt. Mohammed El Zari was released from prison in Cairo in October 2003 without ever having been charged. In April 2004, after an unfair trial, Ahmed Agiza was sentenced to 25 years' imprisonment, later reduced to 15 years and he remains in prison in Egypt.

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