EIPR Director held in cold cell in solitary, denied warm clothing and exercise, and had head shaved
First case of reprisal against activists for engaging with Western diplomats
Amnesty launches new campaign calling for release of detained EIPR staff
Gasser Abdel-Razek, the recently-detained Executive Director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, has been subjected to cruel and inhuman treatment in prison, said Amnesty International.
Amnesty fears that the veteran human rights defender and father-of-two is being deliberately held in poor conditions to punish him for his human rights work. Continue