Ahmed Maher, Jailed Egyptian Activist, Describes Prison In Smuggled Letters

January 13, 2014   // 0 Comments

KAREN BLEIER via Getty Images   Shadee Ashtari "It is forbidden to read or write, and entering a pen and paper to the political prisoners is more difficult than smuggling in drugs, and whoever is caught with a pen or paper is tortured along with all those with him," reads the Dec. 3 letter, smuggled out of Egypt’s notorious Tora Prison. "I met with some of the most famous and important fig...

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