Death in a Prison Cell
Death in a Prison Cell. A documentary film that tells the story of the suffering of inmates inside Egyptian prisons, revealing the policy of systematic medical neglect of prisoners of conscience and dissidents inside Egyptian prisons. The documentary begins with the death of former Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi, the first elected civilian president in the country's history. Morsi collapsed during his court session, and the shocking incident sparked interest once again in the issue of medical negligence in prisons, providing the primary motive for making the film. The documentary recounts the stories of current and former prisoners who describe their agony, and it also interviews several human rights activists who reveal the horrifying violations inside Egyptian prisons.