I want a letter - Egypt and covid19 prisoners

As COVID-19 spreads, what is happening inside Egypt’s prisons?


Access Now has created a site called Iwantaletter which discusses human rights violations in Egypt following covid19.

The families and lawyers of tens of thousands of detainees across Egypt have little to no news about their loved ones and clients. In-person visits have been cancelled since the beginning of March. No virtual or video alternatives have been provided. Letters are few and far between. Egyptian authorities continue to remain silent in the fact of growing reports of COVID-19 in jails. They have failed to provide transparent, accurate, and regular updates on the measures being taken to curb and respond to the spread of COVID-19 in prisons.