Enforced disappearance is “state policy” in Egypt: Amnesty report

A hard-hitting report by Amnesty International released on 13 July, documents how enforced disappearances and torture in the name of “counterterrorism” have become “a key instrument of state policy” under the watch of President Abdelfattah al-Sisi.   The report confirms the picture already uncovered by Egyptian NGOs, of hundreds of people suffering abduction and torture…

State threatens Egyptian NGO that supports torture victims

The Egyptian government has targeted one of the country’s most important NGOs – the El Nadeem Center for the Management and Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence. Founded in 1993, El Nadeem has supported thousands of victims of torture and abuse at the hands of Egypt’s police and security agencies. It has also provided advice and…