Al-Sisi is going after academics .. Dr. Ahmed Tohamy, an expert in political science, was arrested

The coup seeks to destroy every precious and precious value, which it also does with Egyptian mentalities, especially in political science and economics, even if they are independent or have a conscience in what you write.
Today, the coup interior arrested Dr. Ahmed Tohamy Abdel-Hay, a professor of comparative politics at the Faculty of Economic Studies and Political Science at Alexandria University, for the alleged investigation with him in a case related to the activity of the American human rights defender of Egyptian origin Muhammad Sultan, who filed a lawsuit in the United States against the former Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem Al-Beblawy accused him of “attempting to execute him outside the law, while he was detained in Cairo between 2013 and 2015.”

His students and friends were amazed at the accusation, and Israa Hashem, a student at the same college, said that Dr. Ahmed Tohami, “He was a brain person with excellent opinions, and the only one who loved him I heard (…) and his participation in some writings, such as the Zionist Encyclopedia, was sufficient for Al-Masiri.”
She added, “The only doctor I did not need to ask about something I used to ask for, and I was impressed that he has a PhD from Britain because I study there.”

As for his friend, researcher and journalist Hamdi Abdel Aziz, he expressed his astonishment at the accusation, stressing that he was not without slander and that he was wrongly imprisoned and that he was imprisoned in a fabricated case related to Muhammad Sultan (who escaped from prison thanks to his American passport and is pursuing a case against the Egyptian government before the American judiciary!) ..

“Dr. Ahmed does not know Muhammad Sultan from the ground up until he is imprisoned and tried after Muhammad returned to the United States after a long period of unjust imprisonment,” he added.
He explained that most of his political activity related to sober teaching and scientific research .. Under oppressive circumstances, the Egyptian University was stormed, providing trustworthy students and teaching staff, and wasting competencies.

Prestigious academic
And Ahmed Tohamy Abdel-Hay, Professor of Comparative Politics, Faculty of Economic Studies and Political Science, Alexandria University, and a doctorate in political science from the University of Durham in the United Kingdom, one of his books: The Movement of Political Generations in Egypt – A study on the political role of the generation of the seventies (2009) and youth politics In Egypt 2009 (in English).
In 2016, the Al-Ahram Studies Center published for you a paper on “Student Mobility in Egyptian Universities: Rise and Fall Cycles.”
Simultaneously, “Arab Politics Magazine” published a paper for him entitled “Generational Mobility in Contexts of Democratic Transition: A theoretical introduction to foundational concepts and sayings.”

Scandalous for the revolutionaries
Ahmed Tohami has long-term articles dating back to 2014, published by Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed, including an article entitled “Sisi’s Empty Quiver and the Crisis of the State of July 23,” published on July 28, 2014, in which he concluded that Sisi’s speech, empty of intellectual and political content, represents the reality of decline and deterioration The level of competence and capabilities of this late generation of July, especially among the leaders of the military establishment that has ruled Egypt since 1952.
He added that the outcome of the apparatus and institutions’ efforts to reshape and renew the ruling elite has only come with a type of bureaucratic mentality, of modest level, superficial thinking, that is only good at using the language of force at home with its people, and this generation that inherits power has no new visions or ideas, capable of Inspiring people, or achieving achievement at any level of political, economic and social life.
In an article entitled “Egypt’s failure as a mediator in the Gaza crisis and the decline of its regional position” published on August 25, 2014, with the same source, he concluded that the Sisi regime is exposing national security, and Egypt’s regional role, to an unprecedented decline and deterioration in that alliance and collusion with the historical enemy of Egypt, Which provides it with more sources of power, to threaten Egypt’s security and role, and its policies transform allies from resistance movements, who contribute to protecting and ensuring the security of the Egyptian borders, to potential enemies.

His colleague Abdullah Shehata
Like Al-Tuhamy Ibn Beni Suef, since November 2014, the coup authorities have arrested Professor Abdullah Shehata Khattab. The international economist and university professor who filled the university with a note and raised the name of Egypt high as an international economist now lies in the darkness of prisons and cells, his academic degree and his global standing did not help him, and the military coup authorities did not see Dr. Khattab from the merits .. except for his cooperation in the interest of the country with a previous government The coup sees it as his enemy, and a threat to his security and those who sympathized with or cooperated with it.

Specialists consider Dr. Khattab one of the most important public finance experts in Egypt and the Arab region, as international institutions chose him within their work teams for several years, and he also held several economic positions in Egypt.
Khattab was born in the Ashmoun Center in Menoufia Governorate in 1972, and moved with his father to life in the city of Badrasheen in the Giza Governorate, where he received his education, and he was one of the outstanding at the level of Giza Governorate in high school, and one of the top ten in high school nationwide in his class, which His family to join the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University.
Shehata also obtained a scholarship to obtain a master’s degree from the Netherlands, then a doctorate degree from Britain, then he was appointed as an assistant teacher and obtained a doctorate from London, and was promoted as an assistant professor, and finished his research for the promotion to the rank of professor and he was advisor to the Ministry of Finance for 3 years.

He is also the author of the first scientific study in Egypt on energy subsidies and the plunder of energy-intensive industry for government support, and the study is published on the Egyptian Center for Studies website. He has worked as a speech in a number of specialized economic centers, including the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies, and he worked as an expert with American aid and a consultant in the Ministry Financial.

Shehata was one of the most prominent members of the economic team in the Ministry of Finance and the government, Hisham Qandil, during the era of President Mohamed Morsi, and he had a direct role in a number of negotiations with evading businessmen, as he succeeded in recovering part of the state’s rights, and he also led extensive discussions with international institutions For his experience in that field.

Muhammad Shehata confirmed his brother’s letter that the coup had recorded his brother’s confessions under severe torture, of crimes he did not commit. He explained on “Facebook” that he learned from his brother’s lawyer that security forces tortured his brother with electricity to make a video in which he confessed to fabricated crimes incriminating him.
He pointed out that the lawyer confirmed that, indeed, after sessions of electrocution, a video was filmed in which Dr. Abdullah made confessions to accusations he never did.
And the testimony provided by his lawyer, Izzat Ghoneim – who is also detained in the coup prisons – that Dr. Khattab was subjected to torture in his prison and forced to make statements and confessions prepared for him in advance in front of a video camera installed in front of him.

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