Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms campaign launched “Stop enforced disappearances”, To coincide with the solutions 30 August / August, the International Day established by the United Nations for victims “Enforced Disappearances”.
This comes after the announcement of several cases of people who have not evidenced by their place of detention despite the presence of witnesses to the arrest, according to the words of their loved ones and then the necessity of their presence in one of the places of detention, which was the most famous student of Islam Attiyto, an engineering student at Ain Shams.
The study, issued by OHCHR, Sunday, that the Constitution 2014 Who gave exceptions to infringe on personal freedom, pointing to Article 54 Of the Egyptian Constitution “Which created a sort of enforced disappearances Almenaih of protection expressly stipulating the right to personal freedom, but the article itself created two exceptions to this right, and two cases of flagrant Require that a judicial order in case of flagrante delicto, but the second case, keep to a certain extent this protection”, According to the study issued by the Mufazavih.
The study also noted the article 55 Of the Constitution, noting that it “Almenaih created some sort of protection from enforced disappearances expressly stipulating the right to detention in recognized place of detention, obliging them to be confinement in designated areas”.
For his part, human rights lawyer Halim Hanish said, in a statement to the newspaper “sunrise” Egyptian, that nothing in the text of the Egyptian law what is known as “Enforced Disappearances” But called “Detention unlawful”, But he stressed that the word “Detention unlawful” Inaccurate; because in the case of the detention place of the person to be known, while “Enforced Disappearances” Aestdl means that for the place and the person that he is unaware of his fate.
He stressed that the “No one in the state has the power of law enforcement officers can not arrest a person without the permission of the prosecution, and in the case of communications to the effect absenteeism person, the prosecutor at the time to open an investigation into the incident through 24 Hour, but that does not happen”.
The security source said the Interior Ministry, told the “sunrise”, That there are legal procedures followed in the event the arrest of someone, pointing out that if someone is absent, his family are entitled to go to the police department affiliates, edit description of the person absent Minutes later 24 Hours of his disappearance.
For people arrested by security forces, according to the words of their loved ones and those who have not evidenced by their place of detention, the security source confirmed that the situation is not called “Enforced disappearance” As the people of the person acknowledged that the point of security is arrested him, and that happens in the case of the involvement of a person in a case, or that there is something set it and bring it, and in this case the right of the people of the arrested person to make formal complaints to the competent authorities; such as the Ministry of Interior or the Public Prosecution which shall notify the responsible parties to look for a person.
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