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Concern grows for Australian Hazem Hamouda held in Egypt

Hazem Hamouda and his wife in Brisbane 2017. Source: Supplied

Hazem Hamouda has detained in a Cairo jail for more than year, but authorities have yet to lay charges against him.

When Brisbane man Hazem Hamouda landed in Egypt for a dream holiday with his Australian-born family, he never imagined it would land him in prison.

The devoted father of six was whisked away by Egyptian security minutes after touching down.

More than a year later, Mr Hamouda, 55, still languishes in a Cairo jail, where his mental and physical health are rapidly deteriorating.

Egyptian authorities accuse him of being associated with the banned Muslim Brotherhood and spreading false information - but no charges have been laid.

Full article via SBS News

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