• September 19, 2017
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Nine Aqrab Detainees Restart Open Hunger Strike

Nine Aqrab Detainees Restart Open Hunger Strike

 A number of political prisoners at the notorious Aqrab Prison announced a hunger strike as of Sunday, September 17, 2017, in protest against the extremely squalid and oppressive conditions in the military coup regime’s harsh jail. They are also protesting the abuses dealt them by State Security Officer Ahmed Saif and the Investigation Officer Ahmed Abul-Wafa, under the direct supervision of Major General Mohamed Al-Kholisi.

The hunger strikers are:

Dr. Mohamed Ali Bishr

Dr. Abdul-Rahman Al-Barr

Dr. Essam Al-Erian

Dr. Mohamed Wahdan

Dr. Mohamed Saad Eliwa

Essam Sultan

Dr. Abdullah Shehata

Gehad Al-Haddad

Dr. Ahmed Aref