Egypt arrests 14 for racism against top Zamalek footballer, Shikabala

At least 14 people have been arrested in Egypt for racist abuse targeting a top Zamalek football player, one of Cairo’s two leading clubs.The perpetrators, from two separate incidents, published material deemed to be offensive against Mohamed Abdel Razek, also known as “Shikabala”, after Zamalek’s defeat to arch-rivals Al-Ahly.In one of the incidents, a video that surfaced on Facebook showed a group of four chanting “Shikabala, Shikabala” while pointing at a black dog wearing the number 10 Zamalek football shirt.Read also: Comment: There is nothing funny about the racism in the Borat sequelAt …

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