Tora Prison Detainees Urge Resilience, Revolutionary Unity

A message from the detainees at the notorious high-security Tora Prison Complex, on Sinai Liberation Day (April 25), exhorts all patriotic Egyptians to close ranks, oust the junta regime, and

Egypt Judges: Prosecutor Responsible for Deaths of Muslim Brotherhood Leaders in Detention

Cairo – Friday, September 27, 2013: Judges defending democracy and independence of the judiciary denounce deaths in jail and inhuman prison conditions.

Mubarak’s Sons Questioned in Prison

Deeming it safer prosecutors questioned Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, sons of the deposed Mubarak, inside the Tora prison premises, where they are detained.

Egypt: Mohamed Khairat Al-Shatar, victim of military tribunal and 10 years arbitrary detention

Civilians being referred to military tribunals has become a key facet of President Hosni Mubarak's rule over the last 28 years. Where human rights violations occur on a regular basis,

Ala’qrab (The Scorpion), capital of Egyptian prisons, highly secured and brutal

The Scorpion, or the highly-secured Tora, is 2 kilometers away from the gateway to the official Tora prison. It is the last cluster in the famous series of Torah prisons

Report reveals overcrowding of Egyptian prisons.

Dr Atia Mahana who had conducted the survey has revealed that Egypt's jails are only fit to house 17 000 prisoners; however the prisons currently have more than 22 000