Trial of Eight Police Officers Who Tortured a Worker to Death Postponed

Cairo Criminal Court, headed by Councillor Adel Abdel Salam Gomaa, postponed the second hearing in the trial of two officers, four policemen and two soldiers in Maadi police station, until

Terrorist or militia member, where is the line?

The media went nuts, especially the cable networks. WAR ON TERROR banners crawled across every news alert.

Celebrating Police (State) Day in Mubarak’s Egypt

Today Egyptians around the country have off from work and school in recognition of a new national holiday: Police Day. The Mubarak regime, it seems, has a sense of humor

Police Day: Egypt family tortured, beaten: blogger

*Commemorating Egypt’s Police Day, Bikya Masr is republishing a series of articles that highlight police abuse in the country. This article was originally published December 13, 2009.

Egypt: Ahmed Abdelradi severely tortured by Aswan police

Ahmed Rajab Abdelradi, a 23 year old chemist from Aswan, was arrested on 12 November 2009, and was later severely tortured while in the custody of the Investigative Branch of