Egypt: Arbitrary arrest and detention of rights lawyer Youssef Mansour

Egyptian Front monitored the arrest of HRD Youssef Mansour on 24 March 2022, and enforced disappeared for two days, then appeared before the SSSP on 26 March 2022, in Case No.330/2022 on accusations of Joining an illegal group, and spreading false news inside and outside Egypt. Then he was ordered to be held in pre-trial detention for 15 days, pending investigations.

Youssef was arrested by a security force (approx. 30 persons), who occupied his building in Dar El-Salam (South Cairo), then arrested him and took his mobile and laptop. Then, They took him to an unknown place for two days, before appearing before the SSSP- Supreme state security prosecution on the above accusations. He was asked on posts he wrote on his social media platforms about the detention conditions in the scorpion prison 2 in the Tora prisons area.

It is worth noting, Youssef Mansour (26 years old) is a Lawyer and the former Lawyer at ANHRI, which was forced to close in Jan 2022.