Egypt's prisons swamped with Morsi supporters

Authorities are imprisoning anyone thought to be against them, from Brotherhood officials to grassroots activists.

    Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood officials and anti-coup activists are now being held in Egypt's jails.

    Detainees describe dreadful conditions and a lack of medical attention.

    Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Tora Prison in Cairo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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