Saturday, November 12, 2011

English Subtitled Videos about Military Trials for Civilians

Here are several links to videos with English subtitles introducing and addressing the issue of unjust military trials of civilians in Egypt from January 28th till today. Please screen, share, tweet, post and link to freely:

An introduction to the issue of the unjust system of military trials of civilians in Egypt

A quick overview by lawyer Adel Ramadan of differences between military trials and regular civilian trials, and the problems of military trials for civilians.

Five Coptic Christians randomly arrested from the metro station on their way to a protest and sent before a military tribunal.

Testimony from the family of a young man randomly arrested on his way home on January 28th and tried before a military tribunal for "thuggery".

Mohammed Abd El Hady is a minor (16 years-old) arrested from a demonstration in Tahrir Square on March 9th. He is currently serving a sentence in an adult military prison.

Testimonies about torture in the Egyptian Museum at the hands of military police after the clearing of a demonstration in Tahrir Square on March 9th (Courtesy of Al-Masry Al-Youm).

Update: Our new English-language video titled "The Maspero Massacre: What Really Happened" - Around 30 people have already been sentenced through military courts and 30 more, including Alaa Abd El Fattah, are being questioned by the military prosecutor in relation to the events.

1 comment:

  1. Solidarity message from International League of People's Struggle: