Today Gehad was transferred to the court house for his hearing.
Gehad and his colleague Professor Mahmoud Al-Barbari suffered from a severe state of exhaustion during their hearing, but little medical attention was given to them.Case Updates
Today the family visited Gehad. Gehad's wife said that Gehad and other detainees, including journalists, confirmed that the prison guards and prison officials came to them several times (every two days), threatening all those who participate in the strike with murder.Case Updates
The family of Gehad learnt of his transfer yesterday evening from Al-Aqrab to the hospital of Leiman Tora prison.
The family tried to visit him at the hospital today; however, they were not permitted. They also didn’t allow any food or medicine brought by the family to reach Gehad. They did not give the family any details about his...Case Updates
Two days ago, I visited my husband Dr. Essam Al-Haddad in The Scorpion prison after 3 months of visit ban.
He looked exhausted and pale. He has lost at least 15-20 kg.
Despite all of that, he still looked better than my son, Gehad, who is extremely thin and pale due to his blood anemia which developed in prison. ...Case Updates
I haven’t seen my husband for 50 days. I don’t know anything about him.
We got a permit to visit him a month ago, but on the day of the visit and after waiting for 6 hours they brought the central security guards to take us out, without seeing him or even giving him his medications....Case Updates
Gehad is sentenced to life imprisonment on two separate cases. One case is known as the “Rabaa Operations Room” case, which concluded on April 11, 2015. The other case is known as the “Conspiracy with Foreign Agencies” case, which concluded on June 16, 2015. The charges against him included:
disseminating false information...Case Updates
Yesterday, for the fifth time in 12 days, Dr Essam sent a request for medication for his blood pressure. More than one of our lawyers asked for the drug to be given to my husband only to be faced with refusal.Case Updates
"The visits have become very short in length for everyone in the Scorpion Prison."
Visitors must get a permit from The National Security Agency أمن الدولة, which takes two weeks to be issued.
Winter clothes are not allowed and food types permitted are limited. We are not allowed to bring them any baked goods, including...