The Complainants further state that, she was then ordered by the Chief
of the MoI Greater Cairo Intelligence Unit, Ismai‟l Al-Sha‟ir, to leave the
scene, and that she was unable to reclaim her alleged stolen belongings.


The Complainants state that the First Victim was attended to at the
Monira Hospital on 25 May 2005, where a medical report indicated one
large (10cm) scar, several smaller bruises on her chest, and visible


scratches on her legs and feet. It is further submitted by the Complainants
that investigators refused to record the statements made by eyewitness
when she reported the incident on the same day. They also state that the
incident has left her emotionally traumatised as a result of the sexual
violations and assaults she incurred.


The Complainants also allege that the First Victim received threats from
the State Security Intelligence (SSI) officers to withdraw her complaint.
They allege that her refusal to do so led to her dismissal from her job at Al
Gil Newspaper and divorce from her husband.


The Complainants state that the Second Victim, a female journalist at Al
Doustour Newspaper, in Cairo, was covering the events in her capacity as
a journalist. They allege that she was hit in the face and stomach during
the demonstration whilst attempting to take photographs on the scene.


The Complainants allege that when the Second Victim tried to escape
the scene, by getting into a taxi with the Third Victim, the Chief of the
Intelligence Unit of the Boulaq Abou Al-'Ela Police Station stopped the
taxi and an identified SSI officer forcefully dragged her out of the taxi,
whilst hitting and kicking her. The Second Victim claims, according to the
Complainants, that the SSI officer ordered a group of female supporters of


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