Further information on UA 508/90 (MDE 12/13/90, 18 December and follow-ups MDE 12/02/91, 30 January, MDE 12/09/91, 15 February, MDE 12/14/91, 5 April and MDE 12/17/91, 15 May) - Egypt: Mustafa Mohammad Said al-Sharqawi, Mohammad Hussein Mohammad Ibrahim S
EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: MDE 12/19/91
24 July 1991
Further information on UA 508/90 (MDE 12/13/90, 18 December 1990, and follow-ups
MDE 12/02/91, 30 January 1991, MDE 12/09/91, 15 February 1991, MDE 12/14/91,
5 April 1991 and MDE 12/17/91, 15 May 1991) - Fear of Torture
EGYPT:Mustafa Mohammad Said al-Sharqawi
Mohammad Hussein Mohammad Ibrahim Sallam
Hassan Mohammad Isma'il Mohammad
Amnesty International has learned that all three above-named prisoners were
released, reportedly on 13 July, by decision of the state procuracy on 11 July
1991. However, charges have not been dropped and they may still be brought
to trial, although no date has been fixed.
Amnesty International will continue to monitor any developments in their
No further action is required. Many thanks to all those who sent appeals
on their behalf.