This report is the first one issued by the Legal aid unit for supporting torture victims.
The report covers the period from December 2012 until February 2013, it contains all the complaints received by the unit, and the cases detected from the media.
The report provides quantitative and qualitative analysis for the complaints received by legal aid unit and analysis for the torture crime itself and its geographic scope. The report also briefly states the reasons why the offenders in such crimes escape punishment.
It’s worth mentioning that this report comes in the framework of the project “Fostering Rights and Empowering Egyptians – FREE” implemented by United Group in cooperation with Bar Associations in targeted governorates and with the support of Finland Embassy in Cairo and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).