Release Ahmed Samir Santawy

The Human Rights Committee respectfully urges Egyptian authorities that they use their good offices to ensure Mr. Santawy’s prompt release from prison. 

Ahmed Samir Santawy, is an Egyptian researcher and graduate student in the social sciences, who is serving a four-year prison sentence, under difficult conditions of confinement. Mr. Santawy’s work has focused on women’s rights, including the history of women’s reproductive rights in Egypt.

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