Posts Tagged: torture

Torture in Egypt

The Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence issued today its report, on torture in Egypt throughout 2020:

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End cops’ racist system

From Socialist Worker: It’s good that people protest, and demand answers and justice. But the odds are stacked against them.Not one officer has been successfully prosecuted over a death in custody. And figures released this week showed, when cops are found to have potentially committed gross misconduct, over 90 percent keep their jobs.Police are violent

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Piggipedia updates: Tarek Saber

General Tarek Saber, who is wanted by the Italians on charges of involvement in the torture and murder of Giulio Regeni, has been promoted to head the Interior Ministry’s Civil Affairs Department. General Saber is a veteran of State Security Police’s Counter-Communism Bureau, charged with monitoring and smashing left-wing and labor organizations. He has personally

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Piggipedia updates: Hisham El-Baradei

Hisham El-Baradei is one of the notorious SS police officers, whose photos were found in the Nasr City SS DVDs. Until recently he headed the Interior Ministry’s Prison Department that runs Sisi’s gulag. He was transferred this week to El-Motaba’a, a logistical position in the Interior Minister’s office.

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Piggipedia updates: Monks’ torturer promoted

General Khaled Abdel Hamid was promoted to the post of Luxor Security Director. He’s the officer who led the investigation into the infamous murder case of a Coptic monk, which included horrific torture and confessions extracted abusing suspects.

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Collective punishment in Scorpion Prison

Egyptian security agencies in mid-November 2020 introduced changes in Cairo’s Maximum Security Prison 992, known as Scorpion Prison, that almost completely deprive inmates of adequate ventilation, electricity, and hot water, HRW stated in a new report.

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