From the web: “So many people are sentenced and disappeared in Egypt, it’s a blur – yet the international community stays silent”

I want a letter. This was the simple request written on a piece of paper by Laila Soueif, 64, an Egyptian professor and life-long human rights activist as she sat on the curb that licks around the blistering crucible that is the entrance to Cairo’s notorious Tora prison.

from Pocket