In Egypt, 840 persons are missing within a year  

According to the report of human rights organizations, 840 people are missing in Egypt from March 2015 to March 2016. The report states that physical elimination of people who oppose the state policy has become an official security strategy of the government. Number of such cases notably increased after assignment of Magdy Abdel Ghaffar as the Minister of Interior of Egypt, human rights organizations report.

Now, Nadeem center for human rights in Egypt is closed. This organization disclosed important information about awful conditions in Egypt’s prisons, tortures and murders.

Number of civil societies acting in Egypt believe that the military and intelligence service have a hand in the missing of several people over last year. Egypt’s Minister of Interior Abdel Ghaffar repelled the accusations and claimed, “Missing of 200 people is an ordinary occurrence for a country with 90 million population”.

“Egypt’s state prosecution has failed with investigation of the missing people. At the same time, it is not a secret that the Sisi government autocratically takes decisions”, Joe Stork, head of division for Middle East at Human Rights Watch, stated.

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