Despite the measures taken by the coup authorities to protect the judiciary, as well as the army and police officers, the Corona pandemic claimed the lives of 5 judges in two days. According to newspapers loyal to the military regime, “5” young judges in different judicial bodies have recently died of their infection with the Coronavirus. Mahmoud Abdel Nasser from the Public Prosecution, Khaled Ibrahim from the Administrative Prosecution, Mutassim Fawzi at the State Council, Muhammad Abdul Latif at the State Litigation Authority, and Ashraf Jumaa at the State Litigations Authority.
The President of the Judges Club issued a statement accusing (the coup government) of lack of transparency and negligence in protecting the lives of judges as well as the Egyptians, and attacked the system for its inability to protect Egyptians from the Corona virus and the failure of control measures.
The death of the judges
This great sadness that prevailed in the circles of the coup government and its judges over the lives of the victims of the judges opens the doors of discussion about the detainees who die in prisons from their infection with the Corona virus, as 7 detainees were killed during the month of January 2021 in light of gross negligence and indifference on the part of the coup government and judges The military; This confirms the state of discrimination and racism in which Egypt has been submerged since the military domination of power in the coup of July 23, 1952.
Human rights organizations and social media platforms said that the arrested Mansour Hammad, 61, died Thursday evening after his health deteriorated due to infection with the Coronavirus. Mustafa Abu Al-Hassan, Mahmoud Al-Ajmi, and Jamal Rushdie Shams also died.
Suffering from overcrowding
Reports said that coup prisons are a fertile environment for disease, in addition to being contagious, such as Corona, and that the number of medical negligence deaths in coup prisons during 7 years exceeded a thousand cases due to poor health care and the denial of some treatment.
Reports by non-governmental organizations indicate that the number of detainees in Egyptian prisons has exceeded 25,000, while the Secretary of the United Nations Human Rights Council estimated the number of prisoners at about 140,000, including 70,000 political prisoners.
Finally, human rights platforms, including “We Record” and the Egyptian Front for Human Rights, revealed that there had been attacks on at least four female detainees in the “political” ward of Al-Qanater Women Prison during the past week, as they were assaulted during a search by Prison Authority officers, They stripped them of their personal belongings, and transferred them to the murder and drug centers.
Because of the health care and fear of infection with Corona, on November 22, the detainees went on a hunger strike to protest the brutal attacks they were subjected to by the prison administration, according to sources for the Egyptian Front for Human Rights. The number of female detainees in the ward ranges from twenty to thirty female detainees, some of whom were sentenced to court verdicts, and others are under pretrial detention.
“We record” the continuing violations that take place inside Al-Qanater prison to the assumption by Officer Amr Hisham as head of the investigations into the prison in November 2020. It documented that “Hisham” violated 5 detainees in connection with political cases, then displaced them and transferred them to criminal cases on February 4, 2021, and prevented them from taking Their medicines, clothes and personal belongings. The female detainees are (Maha, Aya, Rayman, Dawlat, and Leia), and this brings the number of female detainees who were displaced by this officer to 11 political prisoners.
Source: بوابة الحرية والعدالة by fj-p.com.
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