Egypt: Further information on prisoners of conscience / fear of further POCs / fear of torture

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 12/039/1997

Hamdein Sabbahi, journalist; Mohammad 'Abdu, veterinarian; Mohammad Sulayman Fayyad, lawyer; Hamdi Haykal, lawyer, and new arrests, at least 250 farmers: At least 250 farmers are reported to have been arrested in recent days in connection with continuing protests against a new agricultural law, there are fears that the farmers may be facing torture and ill-treatment.

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