Communication 334/06 - Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and Interights v Arab Republic of Egypt Summary of the Complaint 1. This Communication is brought before the African Commission on Human and Peoples‟ Rights (the African Commission or the Commission) on behalf of Mohamed Gayez Sabbah, Mohamed Abdalla Abu-Gareer and Ossama Mohamed Al-Nakhlawy (the Victims), by the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and Interights (the Complainants). 2. The Respondent State is Egypt, a State Party to the African Charter on Human and Peoples‟ Rights (the African Charter or the Charter). 3. The Complainants state that the victims were tried and sentenced to death after being accused of bombings which took place on 6 October 2004 and 23 July 2005 on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. 4. The Complainants submit that on the night of 7 October 2004, three bombings took place in the Taba Hilton Hotel and in two tourist resorts (Al-Badia and Gozor Al-Qamer) near Nuweiba, on the Sinai Peninsula (“the Taba bombings”). They further state that as a result of the attacks, 34 people died and at least 157 were injured. The Complainants say that the victims were Egyptian, Israeli and other foreign tourists and workers. 1

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