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Al Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture

25.09.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

The Al Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture is an Egyptian non-governmental and non-profit organization founded in August 1993. In the first year after its establishment, the center’s activity was limited to rehabilitating victims of psychological torture and providing them with legal support and medical reports when needed.

At that time, the Al Nadeem staff found it very difficult to extract medical certificates for victims of torture from official institutions such as universities and government hospitals.

At the end of the first year, the center decided to bring the issue to the public’s attention by publishing reports, campaigning and mobilizing different community circles against these practices. All of their subsequent activities, whether related to torture, violence against women or any other subjects affecting democracy and the freedom of civil society, have been reported by the center.