The Arab Council for the Support of Fair Trial and Human Rights held a workshop on “The role of journalists and media professionals in calling for the right to telephone the detainees and detainees”, as well as the concept of the right of communication and its importance in international covenants, the constitution and the Egyptian laws and related laws. Of the crimes of torture and cruelty, as one of the most important guarantees to promote the fair trial of those accused of gathering evidence, on June 2011 15 and 16.
The workshop held in cooperation with the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) with the implementation of the “Right of Contact” project, which aims to strengthen the guarantee of the right of communication to detainees in police stations and places of detention to communicate with their lawyers and their families, said Abdul gawad Ahmed, Executive Director of the Arab Council for the Promotion of Fair Trial and Human Rights. Immediately after their arrest, as one of the mechanisms to prevent torture and cruelty to detainees.
The Arab Council discussed the right of communication to detainees in police stations