Egypt: anti-SCAF activists kidnapped, beaten

I have been hearing of several instances of this in the last few days:

On Friday December 9th ,2011 I was kidnapped , assaulted and dumped on the highway for no apparent reason other than being a member of the No military trials for civilians group...

After he was beaten and mollested his captors only took the phone used for the No To Military Trials campaign, nothing else.

Read the rest of Zeyad Salem's site and the No To Military Trial campaign website

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.