Lawyer investigating death of Cambridge student killed in Egypt disappears as he attempts to leave country

Terrible story in the Telegraph (UK) yesterday about a lawyer investigating the disappearance and murder in Egypt of a trade union’s researcher, not only that, the lawyer’s son was disappeared 4 years ago.

Now, as the Telegraph reports…

A lawyer who was investigating the abduction and murder of a Cambridge University student in Cairo has himself disappeared – while en route to a conference to discuss state-sanctioned disappearances.

Ibrahim Metwaly was scheduled to fly to Geneva to address a UN meeting about forced disappearances and the case of Giulio Regeni, 28, who was carrying out research on Egypt’s trade unions when he disappeared on January 25, 2016.

Very sadly it’s back to business as usual in Egypt.

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