The author criticized the policies of the local government
Egyptian police have arrested the author of a critical book about the economy of Egypt on charges of publishing false news.
About it reports “112 Ukraine” with reference to Reuters.
“The arrest of Abdul-Khaliq Farouk happened a few days after the release of his book, “Indeed, Egypt is a poor country?” in which there was criticism of the economic policies of the government”, – stated in the message.
Two sources in the security said that Farooq was arrested on the orders of the Prosecutor.
The writer’s wife said that three police officers who took her husband out of the house in the suburbs of Cairo, said they detained him in connection with the book. According to her, she was allowed to bring Farouk food, medicine and clothing to the local police station.
As human rights activists in Egypt began an unprecedented in the history of the country the suppression of “dissent” after coming to power in 2014, President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.