The public prosecutor in Mansoura decided on Thursday 05/11/2015 the imprisonment of “Islam Gamal Saleh ” first year student at the Faculty of Law, Mansoura University, for 15 days pending investigations.

It recalls that the Egyptian security forces at dawn on Wednesday 30/9/2015 arrested the student from his home and took him to an unknown location to any of his family or his lawyer, until they reached information that his presence is in second section of Mansoura They went there to find him accused of participating in a demonstration Against the current system in front of Dakahlia province on 09/22/2015.

What happened to the student 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.’