An Egyptian court Wednesday slapped six former police officers with prison terms after finding them guilty of having tortured a citizen to death in 2012, according to a local judicial source. The six policemen worked in Giza police office. According to a source of the journal, their victims had been arrested without motivation. The process could still pass in Appel Court. Amnesty international has recalled that “hundreds” of Egyptian citizens have been tortured since the beginning of 2015.
A young man has find the death in a police station in Giza. The autopsy is still in process to know exactely the causes of his death. However, it seems that he died after had been torturated. He passed 2 weeks in Police Station, accused of the murder of his grand-mother. The mother visited her two sons at this station, where she was shocked to find that the face of one of her sons bore evidence of severe torture. In response, the mother filed a complaint at the state-run National Council for Human Rights, citing that her son had been subject to torture at the hands of police personnel. More globally, we can notice that according to a report published by independent NGO Al-Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence, 16 individuals have died in detention in the month of January 2017 alone, while 49 were subjected to torture at the hands of police.