It was ruled on behalf of October second prosecution on Saturday , 03/10/2015 to renew imprisonment for second year students in the Faculty of Information in Culture and Science, for a period of fifteen days pending investigations, where the names of the students as follows: “Amr Gamal,” and “Omar Okasha”.
It is worth mentioning that on Saturday and Sunday 27 & 28 from June, security forces arrested two students: “Amr Gamal,” and “Omar Okasha” students second year studying media at culture & science university , and took them to an unknown location, where both 1st & 2nd October police station sections denied their presence,their 1st appearance was during their presentation to the prosecutor on Sunday 05/07/2015, which ordered their imprisonment pending investigations till this day.
What happened to the students of forced disappearance and torture is a clear violation of the second paragraph of Article I of the International Convention for the Protection of Persons from Enforced Disappearances, which stipulates that: “it may not be invoked in exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether a state of war or a threat of war, internal political instability, or in any case an exception the other, to justify enforced disappearances “.
As well as article 54 of the Egyptian Constitution which states: ” Personal freedom is a natural right, shall be protected and may not be infringed upon. Except for the case of being caught in flagrante delicto, it is not permissible to arrest, search, detain, or restrict the freedom of anyone in any way except by virtue of a reasoned judicial order that was required in the context of an investigation, every person whose freedom is restricted shall be immediately notified of the reasons therefore; shall be informed of his/her rights in writing; shall be immediately enabled to contact his/her relatives and lawyer; and shall be brought before the investigation authority within twenty four (24) hours as of the time of restricting his/her freedom.’