Leadership Council for Human Rights

~ Feet in the mud, head in the sky ~

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Quranists released after 130 days of detention

Five members of a group of peaceful and progressive Muslims, the Quranists, have been released by Egyptian authorities after 130 days of arbitrary detention, the International Quranic Center reported Monday.

The men are back safely in their homes, but will be seeking medical attention for physical ailments brought on by “the torture that they received,” the Center says.

The Center reports that they were released because of lack of evidences, saying that no decision has been made on the contempt of religious case that they were involved in.

For the full story, click here.

Labels: ,


Post a Comment

<< Home