For Egyptian activists abroad, a growing fear

When Sherif Mansour was first summoned by Egyptian security at age 17, he recalls how his father, who had plenty of firsthand experience, gave him directions on how to go to the interrogation. Mansour has been living in the United States for 15 years. But he remains an activist and is again feeling the heat from Egyptian security, this time through the targeting of family members. Mansour’s cousin, Reda Abdelrahman, was detained in August and is due in court on March 2 on vague charges of supporting a terrorist group, part of what human rights campaigners say is a growing extraterritorial effo…

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