REPORTS

Egypt
The case of Yehia Zakareya's Torture
Posted date: Jan 11, 2016

This report documents the arrest and torture of Yehia Zakareya under the detention of the Egyptian Security Services. The case of Yehia Zakareya should not be seen as an isolated incident, but part of a systematic policy within the security services of targeting Sudanese nationals. This is made possible by the presence of attitudes of racial superiority and disregard for Sudanese rights and freedoms within Egyptian society. Coming at a time when there are increasingly strained relations between the Sudanese and Egyptian governments, it is vital that Egypt initiates a proper investigation into both Yehia Zakareya's case and a wider culture of racism towards Sudanese nationals...