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Egypt: Further information on Fear of torture or ill-treatment, Sayida Muhammad Gad al-Rab.

, Index number: MDE 12/029/2002

The whereabouts of Sayida Muhammad Gad al-Rab remained unknown for more than seven weeks. On 7 September, her lawyer visited her for the first time in detention, following her arrest on 14 July. The wife of a political detainee was reportedly held for several weeks in incommunicado detention. She remains to be held in administrative detention under emergency legislation.

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