Hazem Hosny - Wikipedia
Hazem Hosny
Hazem Hosny (also: Hosni) is an Egyptian political scientist, Professor of Political Science at Cairo University.
Criticism of Sisi
Hazem Hosny has criticised the policies of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi with Mahmoud Refaat. In January 2018 he supported Sami Anan's bid to contest Sisi in the 2018 Egyptian presidential election.[1][2]
Arrest
Hosny was arrested without a warrant and held incommunicado in late September 2019 during the 2019 Egyptian protests.[3] His legal defence team called for him to be released immediately.[4] Hosny had earlier described Mohamed Ali, who earlier in September published videos accusing Sisi of corruption and calling for street protests, as playing a "positive role" and described the new protest movement as having the potential to affect the "international formula that largely determines Sisi's continued rule". Hosny argued in favour of "[stripping] Sisi of his dictatorial control of the Egyptian state".[4]
Egyptian authorities Hosny the 23 February 2021 after he spent about a year and a half in pre-trail detention according to condition to stay at home as part of his conditional release[5]
References
  1. ^ Mohamed Abdel Maguid, Ex-chief of staff Sami Anan announces presidential bid, Egypt Today, January 20, 2018.
  2. ^ Egypt's former army chief of staff Anan announces 2018 presidential elections bid, Ahram Online, 20 January 2018
  3. ^ "Egypt: More than 1,100 protesters arrested after demonstration". Al Jazeera English. 25 September 2019. Archived from the original on 25 September 2019. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Egypt arrests prominent critics of Sisi with 1,400 detained since Friday protests". Middle East Eye. 25 September 2019. Archived from the original on 25 September 2019. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Lawyer: Egypt releases activist after 17 months of detention". AP NEWS. 2021-02-23. Retrieved 2021-04-02.

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