Category: Giulio

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Disappearing in Egypt: From Giulio to Zubaida

Last week, the BBC broadcast an expose on forced disappearances in Egypt. The report claimed, among other things, that a young Egyptian woman, Zubaida Ibrahim, had allegedly forcibly disappeared. Importantly, the report’s section on Ibrahim relied primarily on one, key source, Ibrahim’s mother, Um Zubaida, who also claimed that her daughter had been brutally tortured…