Egypt Watch

Nadeem Center: 103 cases of human rights violation in Egypt during March

Nadeem Center against Violence and Torture has issued a report documenting 103 cases of human rights violations in Egypt during March.

In its monthly report on violations in prisons and places of detention, the organization said that it had documented 6 cases of individual torture, 48 cases of personal punishment, 14 cases of medical negligence, 35 cases of enforced disappearance, and 10 cases of state violence. In February, the organization had documented four deaths, 43 cases of enforced disappearance, nine instances of state murder, 3 cases of individual torture, 78 cases of personal punishment, 18 cases of medical negligence, in addition to 43 cases of enforced disappearance, and 14 cases of state violence.

The organization’s annual report for the year 2021 had documented 1,530 cases of violations, including 119 cases of state murder, 55 cases of death in detention facilities, 48 ​​cases of individual torture, 598 cases of personal punishment, 62 cases of collective punishment, 201 cases of medical negligence, 431 cases of enforced disappearance, and 108 cases of state violence.

Several days ago, Amnesty International released its annual report on the human rights situation in Egypt, saying that the authorities subjected the rights to freedom of expression and freedom of assembly and association to severe repression during 2021. The report said that thousands of people, including human rights defenders, journalists, students, opposition politicians, businessmen, and peaceful protesters, are arbitrarily detained. The organization added that at least 56 people have died in places of detention and that death sentences have been issued after grossly unfair trials.