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Egypt: Further Information: Tortured to confess child faces 15 years in jail: Aser Mohamed

, Index number: MDE 12/5278/2016

The trial of 15-year-old Aser Mohamed has been adjourned to 27 December. He faces a string of charges, including belonging to the banned Muslim Brotherhood group and attacking a hotel, based on “confessions” that he says were obtained under torture after 34 days of enforced disappearance. If convicted, he faces up to 15 years imprisonment.