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Thursday, 22 August 2019

Egypt arrests prominent Palestinian politician’s son

Egypt last month arrested the son of Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas’ advisor, Nabil Shaath, the politician’s family said in a statement picked up by the Associated Press. The statement says that 48-year-old Rami Saath was questioned by prosecutors yesterday after having been arrested on 5 July on allegations of having ties with the Ikhwan. Shaath helped establish the Egypt branch of BDS, an anti-Israel boycott movement.

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