After a week in military prison: Emad Soliman and Mohamed Abdel-Ghany Mohamed El-Saeed Paralyzed owing to torture
The undersigned organizations holds Field Marshal Tantawi, Head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, and Major General Hamdy Badeen, the Head of the Military Police responsible for what happened to Emad Soliman Hussien and Mohamed Abdel ghany Mohamed Elsaeed who were arrested while in an event of Iftar (breaking their fast) in Tahrir Square on August 5, and they were subjected on the same day with others to military prosecution which ordered to extend their detention for eight days.
Today they were supposed to appear before the prosecution once again in the session of renewal, but they were unable to attend because of:-
Mohamed Abdel-Ghani Mohamed Elsaeed (18 years): suffering from a broken spine and a herniated disc and unable to move.
Emad Suleiman Hassan (27 years): suffering from involuntary movements of the head and an inability to move.
Both Mohamed and Emad were severely beaten during the disengagement of the Iftar (breaking fast) done by the military police and central security on Friday, August 5, yet they were able to stand for prosecution despite their apparent abrasions,wounds and bruises according to eye witnesses.
After the decision of extending their detention, they were both transferred along with others to the notorious military prison, which is closed to inspection or monitoring and where dozens before where subjected to brutal and horrific torture.
Today; neither of them were able to appear before the military prosecution as they became incapable of movement. Mohamed AbdelGhany’s reported that his body was plastered with bruises and wounds.
The signatory organizations of this statement:-