Egypt: Former parliamentarian Hamdi Hassan dies in al Aqrab prison
Former Egyptian parliamentarian Dr. Hamdi Hassan died in Al Aqrab (Scorpion) prison, said We Register, an international human rights platform.
“His body was handed over to his family and buried amid strict security measures,” the organization said.
“His death brings the number of deaths inside detention centers to 5 detainees in November. It is reported that he was arrested on August 19, 2013, and several prison sentences were issued against him,” it added. (ILKHA)