Political Prisoners Of A Revolution

Interview by Brian Driscoll

Mohana Mahod, 23, from Cairo, an assistant medic at makeshift hospitals during uprisings, was captured on Mohamed Mahmoud street in downtown Cairo mid December 2011, for protesting the government. He was blindfolded and taken to Tora prison in Maadi, Cairo where he was detained for 22 days. Mohana was striped down, endured electric shocks, scalded with hot water and was badly beaten up by the National Security. He awaits his trial. Their is a chance he can serve up to 10 years in prison. February 16, 2012

 

 

Fatin El Sayed Mohamed, 36, from Agouza, Cairo, was abducted in Tahrir Square, September 2011, as she was selling tea. Fatin was charged with being homeless, she was taken to Asrel Nil police station where she was detained for 14 days. At the time she was detained, Fatin was 6 months pregnant. She awaits her trial date. March 8, 2012

 

The bedroom of 21 year old Moneer Yousry Moneer, a protester who was abducted in Nasr City, April 9, 2011, accused of criticizing the government. Moneer is currently detained inside Wadi Natroon C-2 prison on Cairo-Alexandria Rd. Moneer has endured many acts of torture, while living in a inhumane environment. The family awaits judgement day, then trial will be set. St. Theresa, Cairo, March 27, 2012
 

 

Ateyat Abdalla Ahmed, 42, mother of Moneer Yousry Moneer, 21, who was abducted in Nasr City, April 9, 2011, accused of criticizing the government. Moneer is currently detained inside Wadi Natroon C-2 prison, on Cairo-Alexandria Rd. Moneer has endured many acts of torture, while living in a inhumane environment. The family awaits judgment day, then trial will be set. St. Theresa Cairo, March 27, 2012

 

Shireen El Kady, 25, an accountant from Cairo, was abducted in Tahrir Square by SCAF, accused of taking part in the burning of the Balloon theater in Agouza, Cairo. She was detained inside a women's military prison for almost 2 months, during her sentence Shireen encountered a series of sexual assaults and beatings. She awaits her trial date. March 7, 2012

 

Hamde Said, 22, was captured in the streets of downtown Cairo by SCAF mid December 2011, accused of criticizing the government. He was taken to C-28 military prison where he served 31 days. Hamde, was striped down, endured electric shocks, scalded with hot water and was badly beaten by the National Security. He awaits trial. Their is a chance he can serve up to 8 years in prison. February 12, 2012

 

Dr. Rafik, 28, is one of the head doctors at makeshift hospitals during uprisings. He was captured by SCAF on Mohamed Mahmoud street in early December 2011, accused of interfering with government issues. He was blind folded and taken to C-28 military prison where he was detained for 26 days. Dr. Rafik was striped down, endured electric shocks and was badly beaten by the National Security. Cairo, February 5, 2012

 

Fayza Ali Aboelnow, holds a picture of her youngest daughter, Nashwa Rafeek Mahmoud, at the age of 12, home in Zakazik, Egypt. Nashwa, now 20, was abducted near Tahrir Square in July of 2011, by a military officer who forced her to go with him where she was held against her will for two days. Nashwa escaped back to her home, within hours military bombarded the home. She is currently detained in Anater El Khyreya, a prison for women. Nashwa's family awaits her trial date, their is chance she can serve up to 10 years. Zakazik, March 18, 2012