Egypt: Further information on death penalty: ‘Aida Nour al-Din Mohammad Abu-Zeid (f)

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 12/025/1998

The above-named woman was sentenced to death on 11 March 1998 by the Alexandria criminal court after being found guilty of allegedly killing one patient and attempting to kill others. Her lawyers are now appealing to the Court of Cassation on the basis that statements she made during interrogtaion were made under duress while in a bad physical and mental state.

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