More detainees join hunger strike over April 25 sentences

Another 11 prisoners have joined the hunger strike by detainees arrested and jailed over the April 25 protests in Egypt, according to prisoner solidarity group, Freedom for the Brave. Ten detainees began a hunger strike on 18 May, and were joined by 11 more on 21 May. They are protesting the long jail sentences handed…

Hunger strike spreads at Egypt’s Aqrab prison

Dozens of detainees as the Aqrab maximum security prison in Egypt were on hunger strike by the beginning of March 2016, according to relatives. The Association of Aqrab Detainees’ Families said in a statement on its Facebook page that prisoners at the jail, notorious for its brutal treatment of inmates, were demanding improved food and…