Egypt detains socialist activist, lawyers say

French President Emmanuel Macron greets Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he leaves the Elysee palace, in Paris, France, October 24, 2017. Picture: Reuters

CAIRO  – Egypt’s state security prosecutor on Saturday ordered a prominent activist detained for 15 days for investigation on charges of involvement with a banned group and inciting and taking part in illegal protests, rights lawyers said. Haitham Mohamedeen, a leftist lawyer, was taken from his home on Friday, security sources said, the latest in […]

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