Enduring Repression and Insurgency in Egypt’s Sinai

Source: Chatham House
Author(s): Dr Omar Ashour

Original Link: https://www.chathamhouse.org/expert/comment/enduring-repression-and-insurgency-egypts-sinai

‘They want to substitute me for the Muslim womans [sic] arrested in Egyptian prisons. These matters have to be achieved before 48 hours from now; if not, the soldiers of Sinai Province will kill me,’ said a man identifying himself as Tomislav Salopek in a video released on 5 August.

A week later Sinai Province (SP), a jihadist group that swore an oath of loyalty to Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in November 2014, published what appeared to be a photo of Salopek’s decapitated body. The photo included a caption that said the 31-year-old Croatian was killed ‘for his country’s participation in the war against [ISIS]’….

This article was originally published by BBC News.

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