January 21, 2016
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, announced the release of a new book entitled “The Broken Side: About Lawyers’ Struggle in the Corridors of the Justice System”, in the framework of Lawyers for Democracy Initiative that was launched by ANHRI in 2014 to monitor and document the democracy path in Egypt.
The 91-page medium-sized book includes various testimonies given by 15 different lawyers about the difficulties and obstacles that they experience while doing their daily work at courts, police stations, public prosecutions headquarters, prisons, and other justice-related bodies in Egypt.
The book is divided into 6 chapters pursuant to the bodies that lawyers deal with, they are:
– Chapter One: Testimonies from Courts
– Chapter Two: Testimonies from Public Prosecutions
– Chapter Three: In the Military Courts
– Chapter Four: At Police Stations
-Chapter Five: At Military Camps where Detention, Investigations & Trials are Held
– Chapter Six: The Lawyer being an Accused