According to his mother Fatima Abdul Azim Zayn el Din police officer Mohamed Tharwat along with forces in civil dress stormed her son's clinic in front of his patients who were also insulted and assaulted by the forces who accused them of being treated at a terrorists clinic and began destroying its contents. She added since his arrests Ahmed has gone missing and enforced into disappearance and they have not been able to learn any information regarding his whereabouts in a violation to the law.
The violations continued disregarding Article 9 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which asserts no one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile. Article 9/1 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which states everyone has the right to liberty and security of person. No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest or detention. No one shall be deprived of his liberty except on such grounds and in accordance with such procedure as are established by law was also ignored.
HRM calls on the Egyptian authorities to disclose where Ahmed is being held and to allow his lawyers to communicate with him.
According to a survey by Human rights organizations the number of arbitrarily arrested civilians enforced into abduction in 2015 is 464 including 139 abducted from their homes and 25 from their workplace. The rest of the missing civilians were taken either from the streets, metro stations or airports. Four have been reported missing while in security's custody and 21 have gone missing despite receiving release orders.
Enforced disappearances in Egypt have reached an unprecedented level since the new interior minister Magdy Abdul Ghafar was appointed. The country has also witnessed an escalation in the number of missing women and children enforced into disappearance including those with special needs revealing the systematic policy of the military and security apparatus in intimidating opposition.
The measures a flagrant violation to Article 7 of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance which mandates each State Party may establish without prejudice to other criminal procedures, aggravating circumstances, in particular in the event of the death of the disappeared person or the commission of an enforced disappearance in respect of pregnant women, minors, persons with disabilities or other particularly vulnerable persons.