Corona Meter inside the Egyptian detention places
A new platform by ‘Committee for Justice’ to follow up with the spread of Covid-19 pandemic inside prisons and Egyptian places of detention
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Geneve, April 6th, 2020 Few days before the Egyptian authorities had announced the emergence of several COVID -19 cases in different locations across the country, CFJ was preparing to publish a 60-page annual report of 2019 which shows how the Egyptian places of detention have turned into sites for ‘Slow Death’ even before the rise […]
“Corona Meter” A new platform by ‘Committee for Justice’ to follow up with the spread of Covid-19 pandemic inside prisons and Egyptian places of detention.
‘Corona Meter’ is a new platform that works on disseminating data and information obtained by CFJ by merits of its work on monitoring detention centers in Egypt, according to the organization’s methodology of documenting and verifying violations inside the places of detention, in addition to information obtained from other human rights stakeholders. Our work in […]
The death of the first detainee suspected of being infected with the Corona virus in Hahya Police station
Committee for Justice calls upon the Egyptian Interior and Health ministries to reveal the truth about infections, and suspected infections, with COVID-19 inside a number of police stations in some Egyptian governorates. According to the preliminary information that CFJ has documented, detainee ‘Ibrahim Mohamed Al-Daleel Okasha’ died inside a hospital in Sharqiyya governorate after being […]
Human rights organizations hold ministry of interior and the prosecution responsible for the death of director Shady Habash in detention
He won’t be the last with the persistence of medical neglect in prisons The public prosecutor must immediately release prisoners who have been held in remand for more than 2 years, prisoners with chronic illnesses and elderly prisoners Joint statement 16 May 2020 The undersigned human rights organizations condemn the continued medical neglect and decline […]
Egypt: At the risk of public health, prisoners of conscience continue to be added to Egypt’s overcrowded prisons
Joint Statement Amid widespread calls to reduce the country’s prison population in order to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, the Egyptian government has instead embarked on countrywide state security raids throughout the last two months, arresting dozens and adding even greater numbers of prisoners of conscience to its already dangerously overcrowded prisons. The undersigned rights organizations […]