Sahar Hathout disappeared amidst wave of arrests in Egypt

Sahar Hathout disappeared amidst wave of arrests in Egypt

Sahar Hathout was abducted at her house in Cairo on November 1, 2018. She remains missing to date.
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November 6, 2018: MENA Rights Group requests intervention of UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
November 1, 2018: Arrested by state security forces in Cairo and disappears

On November 1, 2018, at around 2 a.m., state security forces broke into and raided Hathout’s house in Cairo. The officers arrested her and brought her to an unknown location. Her fate and whereabouts remain unknown to date.

Hathout’s arrest took place amidst a wave of arrests occurring in late October 2018.