Egypt lawyer Amr Iman arrested at home

Egyptian lawyer Amr Iman has been arrested from his house shortly after declaring he would start a hunger strike in solidarity with detained Egyptian activists. Amr had announced that he would strike in protest against the treatment of activists Israa Abdel Fattah and Alaa Abdel Fattah and his lawyer Mohamed Al-Baqer. Prominent Egyptian activist Israa Abdelfattah, who was kidnapped from a street in Cairo last weekend, has told prosecutors how she was beaten and strangled when she refused to give the password to her phone and when she did, was forced to stay in a standing position for nearly eight hours. Alaa was arrested at the end of September from the police station where he was completing his probation. He … Continue reading Egypt lawyer Amr Iman arrested at home