After nearly a week of  forcibly hidden it was ruled on behalf of the second Zagazig court yesterday Thursday 10/15/2015 the imprisonment of “Ahmed Mohammad Abdel Fattah Hussein,” third year student at the Faculty of Medicine Zagazig University, for a period of 15 days pending investigations.

It is noteworthy that the security forces had arrested the student arbitrarily without permission or a court order, in front of his house on the evening of Saturday, 10/10/2015, where he was taken to an unknown location, was found after his appearance that he was in the headquarters of “state security” building in Zagazig where the student were severely tortured to force him to confess to certain charges, then he appeared for the first time yesterday to be presented to the public prosecutor that charged him with several charged notably: demonstrating and rioting in the national field on Sunday, 10/11/2015, and without any investigation by prosecutors to  what the student suffered during his enforced disappearances and the torture he endured , and without explanation of how the student accused of fomenting riots the day after his arrest by the security forces, the public prosecutor decided to lock up the student pending investigations, where the student are being held at the headquarters of  second Zagazig section.

The student arbitrary arrest and force disappearance are flagrant violation of the laws and international conventions to which Egypt has signed and ratified, particularly as stated in Article 55 of the Egyptian Constitution and the current, which states that: “Every person who is either arrested, detained, or his freedom is restricted shall be treated in a manner that maintains his dignity. He/she may not be tortured, intimidated, coerced, or physically or morally harmed; and may not be seized or detained except in places designated for that purpose, which shall be adequate on human and health levels. The State shall cater for the needs of people with disability. Violating any of the aforementioned is a crime punished by Law. An accused has the right to remain silent. Every statement proved to be made by a detainee under any of the foregoing actions, or threat thereof, shall be disregarded and not be relied upon”

As well as article 54 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.’