North Cairo court ruled on Wednesday 24/6/2015 to reject the writ submitted against 5 students at Al Azhar University – Cairo branch, and to confirm the judgment of their verdict on the twenty-fourth of February 2014 of sentencing them to five years, in addition to a fine of 100 thousand pounds, in case No. 7322 cover of Nasr City,
The names of the students were as follows:
1 Ala Elsayed student at the Faculty of Islamic Studies.
2. Hanadi Ahmed Mahmoud, student at the Faculty of Islamic Studies.
3. Roidah Ibrahim, student at the Faculty of Commerce.
4. Afaf Ahmed Omar, student at the Faculty of Islamic studies.
5. Asmaa Hamdi, student at the Faculty of Dentistry.
A series of violations against five female students started since the first moment of their arrest, where they were beaten and harassmed by security personnel inside the campus, and it did not stop at this point, but the series of violations continued inside Nasr City 1st police station.
Where the students endured series of infringement of verbal insults and verbal abuse, physical torture, beating till scars of torture were clear on them, self-inspection in a humiliating manner to extent their harassment, not to mention the restrictions on them during family visits, where the Visits were behind iron bars, until they were deported on 12 January to Qanater prison, were the series of violations continued.
There, in Qanatr prison, several violations were practiced against the girls which was known in the media as the “massacre of Qanar ” that occurred on the tenth of June, which was the attack of security forces on 18 students from Al-Azhar students by beating them with iron sticks and wood resulting in wounding five students and bruised and cut wounded them, and were forced disappeared for five days, to be transferred to Damanhur prison later.
There “Hanadi” were put in the discipline room for several days, although the lawyer students and their parents for communications to a number of the Attorney General, which restricted the numbers (12131, 12197.12109) to investigate this incident and a medical check on the five students, but he did not take any conduct toward those cases.
Also worth mentioning is the students subjected to medical negligence deliberately where the student “Hanadi” suffered from severe fatigue as a result of excess inflation of worms, after many attempts the prison administration approved to conduct the process of appendectomy in the third from last September, as the prison administration refused to keep them in the hospital, although the physician requested keeping her until complete healing.
prosecution, on the twenty-fourth of February, Nasr City Court issued a ruling to the students of five years in prison and a fine of 100 thousand pounds, in Case No. 7322 of Nasr City, which directed the students many charges notably: Attack on Head Central Security and stealing his wallet, committing crimes by using Molotov and stones, belonging to an outlawed group founded against the law, and other charges.
The lawyer of students has made an appeal on the verdict, in the first meeting on the twenty-seventh of March 2014, where the court has been procrastinating the judgment about the issue until, students were now transared to Damnhour Prison.