Egyptian regime that sentenced me to death now the toast of London #SisiVisit ~ Sondos Asem, middleeasteye.net, Wednesday 4 November 2015.
‘I was forced to live in exile in the UK after being handed a death sentence by the military regime that Cameron is hosting in Britain’
Prime Minister David Cameron’s invitation to General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to visit Britain this week was a real shock to me. I was forced to live in exile in the UK after being handed a death sentence by the military regime that Cameron is hosting in Britain, the world’s oldest democracy that abolished the death penalty decades ago.
On 16 June, the military-appointed highest Islamic authority in Egypt ratified a death sentence against me and more than 100 other defendants, including former president Mohamed Morsi, members of his administration and public figures. I had worked in Morsi’s presidency as an…
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