Iraq can be saved    Court sentences Geneina to 1 year in prison    Egypt will always remain an oasis of security: Sisi    Egyptian Exchange gains EGP 2 billion on Thursday    China issues regulations for online ride-hailing services    Obama Passes Torch to Clinton, Slams Trump    Turkey warns post-coup crackdown ‘not completed yet'    Carrefour profit falls 59%, hit by FX headwinds    Egypt in the international media    Samsung and Huawei prices increase by 11.1%    US dollar takes a step backward by 50pst following announcement of IMF loan    Death of Egyptian not classified as ‘murder': German Embassy    Shell misses expectations with 70 percent earnings plunge    Egypt's State Council rules in favour of setting minimum wage for journalists    Azhar rejects Egypt govt decision to standardise Friday sermons    Egypt is close to secure lending program with IMF, government    Apple sells more iPhones than expected, shares surge after hours    Egypt demands swift probe into alleged torture to death of citizen in Germany    British delegation agreed MB designation as a terrorist group, MPs    gunman shot dead a police officer in North Sinai    Egypt in the international media    Stoke signs Egyptian teenager Sobhi from Al Ahly Football club for £5 mln    Russia escapes IOC blanket ban for Rio Olympics    Minister of Transport forms committee to prepare a report on Egypt's railway workshops    Egypt govt appeals decision canceling freeze on footballer Abou-Treika's assets    Egyptian Lebanese House to release Shahawy's new book next month    Antiquities Min. to extend Archaeological Transcripts& Books Fair    7 injured in several terrorist attacks across Egypt's North Sinai    Ahly great passes away    Europe in despair    Pharaohs beat the cedars    The politics of water    VAT in the making    Sectarian violence in Minya    Khattab gets Egypt's green light    The case of the missing wheat    Newsreel    The seasonal gleam    ‘I don't want to play the terrorists' game'    Obituary:Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Tawab (1916-2016) Dean of Islamic archaeology    Egyptian parliament will discuss press law after voting for civil service, pension laws    Unilever buys men's grooming brand Dollar Shave Club    Ronaldo pledges to 'come back stronger' after knee injury    Dortmund in talks with Bayern Munich over Goetze return - report    400 tourists visit the temples of Karnak in Luxor    Egypt court sentences 5 Morsi supporters to death for killing judge's son    Court rejects motion to overturn Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji's 2-year sentence    Egypt's Arab Contractors to finish works on Qasr al-Nil Bridge in 2 weeks    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





Egyptian doctor shot in the UAE
Published in Daily News Egypt on 10 - 09 - 2009

CAIRO: An Egyptian doctor was shot in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates by a Saudi man who blamed him for a family member's death.
According to independent daily Al-Masry Al-Youm, Mohamed Hany was shot in the emirate of Aseer, and is in the intensive care unit, awaiting surgery.
The Saudi man accused Hany of misdiagnosing a family member who they suspected carried the H1N1 virus. The patient died shortly after his family moved him to another hospital.
His relative then returned to the hospital where Hany works and shot him.
Human Rights activists argue that this crime is a violation of human rights and say they will intervene if legal action isn't taken.
"If the criminal is not arrested, interrogated and justice is served then it will be a violation of the victim's rights, said Gamal Eid, executive director of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information.
"If justice is not served then this could be a case of discrimination against the Egyptian doctor as a foreigner or it could be looked at as an exploitation of migrant workers, which are violations of human rights, he explained.
Eid noted that the motive behind the crime has to be indentified whether it is a result of a personal dispute between the two or merely against Hany "as an Egyptian doctor.
The Doctors' Syndicate also said that if legal measures are not taken against the perpetrator, then it will be a violation against Hany as an Egyptian doctor and this will force the syndicate to intervene, explained Hamdy El-Sayyed, head of the Doctors' Syndicate.
El-Sayyed explained that any action will be taken through the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
According to Hossam Bahgat, chairman of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, in 2003 Egypt became bound by an international treaty at the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers, which places a higher legal obligation on the government to protect the rights of Egyptian migrant workers abroad.
The treaty, which was enforced in July 2003, is meant to prevent the exploitation of migrant workers and put an end to the illegal or clandestine recruitment and trafficking of migrant workers. In addition, it sets out to provide a framework for their welfare and safeguards their rights.


Clic here to read the story from its source.