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Egypt: Further Information on Fear of torture or ill-treatment/health concerns.

, Index number: MDE 12/013/2003

Amnesty International has received information that at least three children detained during anti-war demonstrations are still being held. Manal Ahmad Mustafa Khalid and Ziyad 'Abd al-Hamid al-'Uleimi, together with ten others, have had their detention extended for a further seven days. They reported that they had been tortured and ill-treated, and Gamal 'Abd al-'Aziz, who fears his arm may be broken, has been denied access to a doctor. Ziyad 'Abd al-Hamid al-'Uleimi, has been seen by a prison doctor, and has a confirmed arm fracture. Manal Ahmad Mustafa Khalid has not received appropriate medical care for an eye injury sustained at the time of her detention. She has reported that she, Nivin Ahmad Samir and a 16-year-old girl were beaten and threatened with rape.

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