Egypt/Italy: HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER MUST BE RELEASED: LBRAHIM METWALY

September 15, 2017

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Ibrahim Metwaly, human rights lawyer and co-founder of the Families of the Disappeared in Egypt group, was detained on 10 September while on his way to Geneva to address the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances. After being held incommunicado for two days by Egyptian security forces, the Prosecutor has now ordered his detention for a further 15 days, pending investigation.

View report in English

https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/mde12/7088/2017/en/

http://www.omct.org/human-rights-defenders/urgent-interventions/egypt/2017/09/d24526/

https://www.protecting-defenders.org/en/news/un-rights-experts-dismayed-arrest-egyptian-lawyer-ebrahim-metwally-en-route-meet-them

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=22079&LangID=E

https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/404553184/un-rights-experts-dismayed-by-arrest-of-egyptian-lawyer-ebrahim-metwally-en-route-to-meet-them

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibrahim_Metwaly

https://www.amnesty.org/ar/documents/document/?indexNumber=mde12%2f7088%2f2017&language=en (ARABIC)

http://it.blastingnews.com/cronaca/2017/09/londra-alfano-incontra-il-ministro-degli-esteri-egiziano-shoukry-002000257.html (ITALIANO)

http://www.fanpage.it/da-oggi-l-ambasciatore-italiano-e-di-nuovo-al-cairo-l-egitto-superata-crisi-regeni/ (ITALIANO)

https://www.infooggi.it/articolo/caso-regeni-il-times-su-al-sisi-e-un-dittatore-meriterebbe-lo-stato-di-paria/101429/ (ITALIANO)

http://www.lavanguardia.com/internacional/20170912/431225915392/desaparece-abogado-guilio-regini-detenido-policia-egipcia.html (ESPANOL)

http://derstandard.at/2000064082953/Aegypten-waescht-sich-von-Foltervorwuerfen-rein (DEUTSCH)

http://www.dn.pt/mundo/interior/detido-no-egito-responsavel-de-ong-sobre-desaparecimentos-forcados-8768248.html (PORTUGUES)

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