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

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 12/054/1997

Sayyed Ahmad al-Tokhi, human rights defender, lawyer; Kamal Khalil Khalil, engineer; Akram Alfy Mikha'il, student; Mostafa Mohammad Mostafa, civil servant: AI has recieved reports that Kamal Khalil Khalil, Akram Alfy Mikha'il and Mostafa Mohammad Mostafa in connection with his non-violent opposition to Law 96 of 1992, remain in detention and that Sayyed Ahmad al-Tokhi was released from detention on 6 October 1997. Further arrest are reported to have taken place since the implementation of the law began on 1 October 1997.

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