Lawyer Mahienour el-Masry snatched by police in Cairo street as hundreds arrested following protests

Human rights lawyer Mahienour el-Masry is one of hundreds who have been arrested in recent days, as part of an escalating crackdown in response to protests in a number of Egyptian cities demanding the resignation of Egyptian president Abdelfattah al-Sisi. According to reports from a friend who was speaking to her on the telephone during her arrest, and several eyewitness, Mahienour was bundled into a microbus by plain-clothed officers on the afternoon of 22 September after attending the prosecutor’s office to follow up on arrests of alleged protesters.

Read more and take action on Egypt Solidarity Initiative

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s