Mysterious Deaths and Forced Disappearances. This is Egypt’s US-Backed War on Terror.


Co-authored with Jacob Greene.

MOHAMED ABDELSATAR, A 44-year-old schoolteacher, arrived to work in Egypt’s Beheira province on April 9, 2017. He signed in to the official roll at 8 a.m., having prepared a lesson on Christianity in Egypt — a timely topic given that sectarian attacks by the Islamic State have killed and injured hundreds throughout Egypt since last December.

But by 10:30 that morning, Abdelsatar had been apprehended, escorted off school grounds by men in plainclothes, and ordered into an unmarked vehicle. Next to a blank space where his sign-out should have been, the official roll read simply: “Arrested from the institute while working.”

Read the full article at The Intercept: https://theintercept.com/2017/11/11/egypt-war-on-terror-extrajudicial-killings/


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