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Egypt: Halt plans to forcibly return Syrian refugees and asylum seekers, end unlawful detentions

Headline Title:  Egypt: Halt plans to deport Syrian refugees and end unlawful detentions 25 April 2014 The lives of three Syrian men will be put at grave risk if the Egyptian authorities follow through with plans to forcibly send them back to Syria, said Amnesty International. The three are among more than 140 refugees and asylum seekers, including 68 children – most of whom are from Syria – unlawfully detained at Rosetta Police Station in Beheira Governorate. They have been held at the police station since 14 April 2014, when Egyptian security forces arrested them after they…

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