The Arabist

The Arabist

By Issandr El Amrani and friends.

Kefaya Giza coordinator detained

Authorities continued their hassels against Mohamed Al-Ashqar, Kefaya activist and the head of the Popular Committee for the Protection of the Consumer from Corruption in Giza. He was detained yesterday, and his whereabouts are unknown.

Ashqar was to lead the "garbage march" today in Giza, to protest the unfair garbage collection fees decreed by the Governor.

Related link: State Security "detains" Kefaya activist's car