Egypt: Fear of torture / prisoners of conscience / legal concern

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 12/007/1998

Ibrahim Khalil al-Za'farani, a medical doctor, and Mohammad Taha Wahdan, university lecturer: These two men were reportedly rearrested on 22 January 1998 within hours of returning home after their release from serving three-year prison terms. Their current whereabouts are unknown and there are fears that they may be tortured in secret incommunicado detention. AI considers them to be prisoners of conscience.

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