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Egypt: Leaked video shows torture in Cairo police station

Videos leaked to MEE appear to show prisoners beaten, tortured and hung by Egyptian security officers at al-Salam Awel Police Station in Cairo.

In one of the videos, the detainees are hung from a metal grate by their arms, the other shows detainees have wounds across their chests and back which they say were inflicted by officers hitting them with sticks.

In 2021, Egypt's Nadeem Centre for the Rehabilitation of Torture Victims documented around 93 incidents of torture in police detention, along with 54 deaths in police custody.