Two students arbitrarily arrested and forcibly disappeared in Sharqiyya

June 8, 2016

EgyptWatch has learnt that on June 5, security forces raided the home of Ahmed Abdel Raouf al-Anani, a student at the Faculty of Commerce, Zagazig University. His whereabouts are unknown to date.

On the same day, security forces arrested the student Ahmed al-Banna as he left Zagazig University in front of the Faculty of Physical Education as he was heading to the Faculty of Commerce to perform his examinations. He was confronted by the university’s administrative security who then handed him over to the police. His whereabouts are also unknown.

Families of both students hold the authorities entirely responsible for the students’ safety and lives, and appeals to them for the disclosure of their place of detention or that they be brought before a prosecutor.

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