In conjunction with World Press Day, the demands for freedom for prisoners of conscience are renewed

In conjunction with the World Press Day, a number of social media pioneers, in conjunction with the blessed Eid al-Fitr, renewed their call for the release of all prisoners of conscience who are imprisoned without a real crime, respect for human rights and stopping the bleeding of violations and crimes that do not have a statute of limitations.

Among them are human rights defenders Hoda Abdel Moneim and Ezzat Ghoneim, and fellow journalists Badr Muhammad Badr, Mohsen Radi, Ahmed Subaie, Hisham Fouad, Tawfiq Ghanem, Hussein Karim, Muhammad Saeed Fahmy, Ahmed Allam, Mustafa Al-Khatib, Muhammad Al-Yamani, Hamdi Mukhtar Al-Zaim, Rabie Al-Sheikh, Ahmed Abu Zaid, Alia Awad and Hisham Abdel-Aziz. .and others.

It is noteworthy that Egypt ranked third in terms of the number of journalists imprisoned during 2021, and was preceded only by China and Myanmar, respectively, according to the recently issued annual report of the Committee to Protect Journalists on imprisoned journalists in the world.

The report said, “The Egyptian authorities circumvent the illegality of pre-trial detention for more than two years, by adding new charges to extend the period of detention, or conditionally releasing those who have completed the period, and gave an example of Mahmoud Abu Zaid “Shawkan” who has to sleep in the police station since the release of He was released in May 2019, in addition to not disposing of his property for 5 years.

We are recording documenting the continued disappearance of 3 brothers in Dakahlia

In addition, the human rights organization “We Record” documented the continuation of the tragedy of the disappearance of three brothers from Dakahlia Governorate since June 2017 until now, as part of the regime’s series of crimes that do not have a statute of limitations.

The organization stated that the National Security Forces had arrested Khaled Bahaa, 33, and his two brothers, Amr, 31, and Mohamed, 27, from Cairo and Port Said governorates, so contact with their family has been cut off since then.

She pointed out that the family of the disappeared has used all means to find out where they are being held, and whether they are alive or not, but to no avail so far.

We are on the record, she said that she reminds them in the framework of her campaign to publicize the forcibly disappeared for a very long time, as well as the female detainees who have been arbitrarily sentenced to final sentences because of their political orientation.

Numerous violations in April

The “Women Against the Coup Movement” has shown solidarity with the wife of the detainee, Dr. Mohamed Abdel Nasser Saqr, who has been in Sisi’s prisons for more than 5 years, unjustly and aggressively, for being the husband of the daughter of the martyr Dr. Essam El-Arian, may God have mercy on him, who was killed by Sisi inside his prison, in retaliation for his father, Dr. Abdel Nasser Saqr.

The Women’s Movement Against the Coup held Sisi responsible for Saqr’s safety, and all prisoners in prisons, and renewed the demand for freedom for all prisoners of conscience.

The movement had monitored the most prominent violations during the month of April in its monthly harvest, including the arrest of the media personality Hala Fahmy and her imprisonment for 15 days in connection with Case No. 441 of 2022 limitation of the Supreme State Security after an enforced disappearance, as well as the journalist Safaa Al-Korbiji and her imprisonment for 15 days pending case 441 of 2022 State security inventory and her imprisonment 15 days after the enforced disappearance.

She indicated the continued detention of female detainees, Amal Hassan and Asmaa Abdel Raouf, and the martyrdom of Aidiya, Kholoud Saeed Amer, Marwa Arafa, Riman Al-Hassani, Mona Salama Ayyash, Nour Al-Khatib and the journalist Shaima Al-Rais for nearly two years, in pretrial detention under tragic conditions of detention, as well as human rights defenders Huda Abdel Moneim, Aisha Al-Shater and Maha Othman who completed their year. The fourth is inside prisons without a real crime.

In addition to them are Somaya Maher from Beheira, journalist Alia Awad from Cairo detention centers, Ghada Abdel Aziz, who have been detained for 5 years, and Hasiba Mahsoub, Dawlat Yahya, Manar Abu Al-Naga and Nariman Eid, who have completed the third year in prison, detainees Nermin Hussein and Radwa Abdel Halim, who have been detained for 4 years, and Basma Rifaat, who has been imprisoned since 6 The detainee Samia Shanan (the oldest detainee in Egypt) and Ola Hussein, mother of two children, have been in prison for 9 years after the politicized sentence imposed on them to life imprisonment.

She indicated the end of the pretrial detention period for the translator, “Kholoud Saeed Amer”, who was arrested on April 21, 2020, and despite the court’s decision to release her with precautionary measures on December 13 in the same year, the decision was ignored and she was subjected to enforced disappearance for 16 days and then appeared in the State Security Prosecution after turning it into a report New and still in custody.

It denounced the continued enforced disappearance of Mrs. Wisal Mahmoud Hamdan, 31, since her arrest on June 12, 2020, from the 6th of October City until now, as is the case for Omar Abu Al-Naga, the husband of the detainee Manar Abu Al-Naga for the third year in a row.

She documented the appearance of Sherine Mohamed El-Sayed Abdel-Hamid, Nour Gouda Afifi, Hana Mohamed El-Sayed Abdel-Jalil, Mervat Gad Al-Karim Gad Al-Rub.

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