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Egypt: Further information fear of Torture / Fear for Safety for Yusri Ahmad Muhammad, surgeon, and his family

, Index number: MDE 12/033/2000

Amnesty International has learned that Yusri Ahmad Muhammad and his family have not been returned to Egypt, and are still in Kuwait. Following reports that they had been deported, Yusri Ahmad Muhammad's wife told a Kuwaiti national newspaper on 11 November that the family had not been returned to Egypt. She added that her husband was still in custody in Kuwait City, where he is still held for questioning, and that she had been able to visit him there.

PUBLIC AI Index: MDE 12/33/00
14 November 2000
Further information on UA 348/00 (MDE 12/32/00, 10 November 2000) - Fear of
Torture / Fear for Safety
EGYPTYusri Ahmad Muhammad, surgeon, aged about 50
His wife and seven children
Amnesty International has learned that Yusri Ahmad Muhammad and his family
have not been returned to Egypt, and are still in Kuwait.
Following reports that they had been deported, Yusri Ahmad Muhammad’s wife
told a Kuwaiti national newspaper on 11 November that the family had not been
returned to Egypt. She added that her husband was still in custody in Kuwait
City, where he is still held for questioning, and that she had been able to
visit him there.
Amnesty International will be monitoring this case. No further action is
required. Many thanks to all those who sent appeals.

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