Category: Egitto

Middle East Eye, 18 June 2016

While the Egyptian president maintains that the youth are Egypt's hope and future, actions speak otherwise and a lot more loudly


“We’re living the impossible, the unthinkable,” the parent of 15-year-old Mohamed Imad tells me.

Electrocuted, whipped, beaten on his face, jumped on his back; the list of horrors is unending as his father fights to keep tears out of his voice.

[...] Young girls are told by military officers that as bullets, gas and arrests didn’t work, the only way to break them will be to make sure they leave pregnant.