Amnesty decries Egyptian prison conditions 10 years after Arab Spring

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has decried Egyptian prison conditions 10 years after the Arab Spring. Thousands continue to be held for months or years under often inhumane conditions in overcrowded prisons, according to a report published by the organization on Monday. According to the report, prisoners receive unhealthy food; are kept in dark, poorly ventilated cells with little or no fresh air and unsanitary conditions with little access to water and toilets. Inadequate health care makes prisoners suffer unnecessarily and in some cases may have resulted in death, Amnesty allege…

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