KILLED IN EGYPT

Stories empower and humanize cases, our aim at Killed in Egypt is to honour and remember those who have been victims of extrajudicial killings in Egypt since 2011.

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Stories & Highlights

Ziad Bakir: The Artist, the Father, and the beloved brother
Ziyad Ahmed Bakir, 37 years old, senior graphic designer at the Egyptian Opera House, husband, and father of three children, Habiba 11 years old, Adham 9 years old, and Ahmed 6 years old. His family and friends witnessed two things about him, good manners and creativity at work. As his family recounts, he had no … Continued 18. 01. 2020
Rahma Khudair: The big sister who toke care of he family
Rahma was a student at the Institute of Social Work and the elder sister of Nora and Ibrahim. Her family went through some hardship after her father was imprisoned on fabricated charges, according to her family, and when the municipality closed off the communications centre—the family’s only source of income. Rahma wasn’t different from other … Continued 18. 01. 2020
Tariq Al Aktash, the Jan 25th hero who will never be forgotten
Tariq had a job in a foreign company working in Egypt, and was preparing to travel to The United States, after he had applied for a visa, shortly before 25th of January, he had a loving wife, Rania and two little girls; Mariam, 6 years and Sara 6 months. He left all these behind and … Continued 10. 01. 2020

News

Shady Habash the last victim of the Silent Massacre in Egypt’s prisons
Shady Habash, 24, filmmaker and cinematographic, died inside Cairo’s infamous Tora prison complex, from “health issues not yet specified,” according to announcements from family and friends. 02. 05. 2020
Amnesty international commemorates Regeni who is killed in Sisi’s Egypt
At 19.41 on January 25th thousands of lights will be lit to commemorate the exact moment of the last SMS sent by Giulio Regeni before being kidnapped in Egypt, subjected to vicious tortures and murdered.   The initiative is organized by Amnesty International Italy. The statement issued on the event’s page on Facebook reads ‘ … Continued 18. 01. 2020
Amnesty International: Sisi executed 174, often following unfair trials
July3, 2019: Amnesty International issued a lengthy memorandum on Egypt, o six-year anniversary of the removal of the army forces of the elected civilian president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2013, and the army has since assumed power in Egypt. The memorandum was sent to the UN Human Rights Council Review by the Council on … Continued 04. 07. 2019

Facts & Reports

954 Deaths in Detention Centers in Egypt since 2013, a report said
In a report issued on the death cases inside the detention centers in the Egypt, the Committee for Justice Association said that 958 citizens lost their lives in these centers during the period from June 30, 2013, until the end of November 2019.The report published was on  December 10, 2019 on the International Human Rights … Continued 03. 05. 2020
HRW: War Crimes in North Sinai and new 14 extrajudicial killings
HRW documents new 14 extrajudicial killings in Egypt Human Rights Watch Organization has documented in a 134-page report 14 new extrajudicial killings cases in Egypt. In the report titled “ “‘If You Are Afraid for Your Lives, Leave Sinai!’: Egyptian Security Forces and ISIS-Affiliate Abuses in North Sinai,” HRW  “found that hostilities in North Sinai, … Continued 30. 05. 2019
OPEN AIR PRISON FOR CRITICS
In a recent report,  Amnesty International described Egypt as an open-air prison, saying that “The crackdown on freedom of expression under Egyptian President Abdelfattah al-Sisi has reached its worst ever level in recent memory with its unprecedented severity.” Amnesty International added that “It is currently more dangerous to criticize the government in Egypt than at … Continued 20. 01. 2019

VICTIMS

Shehab Hassan Abdo Abdel Majid Shehab

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: Student at the Faculty of Information Systems Academy Pharaohs
Age: 22

Mohammed Salah Mohammed Sadiq

Event: The 18 days
Occupation: A graduate of a commercial technical institute
Age: 26

Hussein Gomaa Hussein Ahmed

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: Arabic teacher
Age: 30

Said Abdel Aal Abdel Kawi

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: Civilian
Age: 32

Mohab Ali Hassan

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: Student
Age: 19

Tarek Mohamed Amer

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: A graduate of the Faculty of Commerce
Age: 26

Ahmed Suleiman Mohamed Zine El Abidine

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: Driver - B.Sc. Tourism & Hotels
Age: 25

Alaa Atif Osman «lmasarie

Event: The 18 days
Occupation: Civilian
Age: 25

Ahmed Mohamed Bassiouni Ibrahim Ghoniem

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: Assistant teacher at the faculty of art
Age: 33

Amira Samir Al-Sayed Dawidar

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: Student
Age: 17

Shaaban Mohamed Bashir Ismail

Event: The Friday of Anger
Occupation: A presser
Age: 26

Habiba Ahmed Abd-Elaziz Ramdan

Event: Rabaa Al-Adawia massacre
Occupation: Journalist
Age: 26