Thursday, June 01, 2006

arrest and alleged torture of two civil society activists in Egypt , Mohammed al-Sharqawy as well as Karim al-Shaer were arrested and, during their arrest and detention, were tortured in custody and then denied independent medical treatment , The two activists were arrested following a rally in Cairo in support of reformist judges on May 25 , In a letter smuggled out of his prison cell, Sharqawy said he suffered abuse including being sodomised by police with a rolled-up piece of cardboard

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