for nearly two weeks in Egypt have disappeared, the German has been detained by the Egyptian authorities in custody. The Federal Foreign office in Berlin confirmed on Tuesday evening that the German Embassy in Cairo after repeated efforts, the information that the person Concerned was in the custody of the Egyptian authorities.
The 23-Year-old from Göttingen with a German and Egyptian passport had been detained on arrival at Cairo airport and was considered since then as missing. "All Attempts to make contact were, so far in vain," said the mother of the Missing of the dpa. You do not know, why he was going to be detained, said the family. The 23-year-old göttingen, has a German mother and a Egyptian father, wanted on 27. December enter the country with his brother about the Cairo airport to Egypt, to visit the grandparents. The authorities arrested the young man, according to the family at the airport.
About the whereabouts of another young man from Germany, who had disappeared more than three weeks in Egypt, made the Foreign office. The 18-Year-old is a young man from casting, which also has the German and the Egyptian nationality. He wanted to at 17. December enter via Luxor in the North African country, to visit his grandfather in Cairo. Before the next flight to the capital, the contact broke off, and confirmed to be the father of the dpa.
The Egyptian government has imprisoned human rights organisations, in the past few years, tens of thousands of people for political reasons. Some of the sensational cases were of double nationality. This is handled in the Egyptian state than the Egyptians, so that the possibilities of influence for foreign governments are low.