Diaa Eddin Gad

Freed Egyptian Protester Describes Ordeal, but Fate of Seized Blogger Is Unknown

Freed Egyptian Protester Describes Ordeal, but Fate of Seized Blogger Is Unknown

Philip Rizk, a blogger and peace activist, was released days after being detained by Egyptian security forces after his participation in a march to raise awareness about conditions in Gaza. Christina Rizk By MICHAEL SLACKMAN FEB. 11, 2009, The New York Times CAIRO — For more than four straight days, Philip Rizk said, he was blindfolded, handcuffed and interrogated around the clock by Egyptian state security agents who abducted him on Friday after he took part in a march in support of Gaza.