Mustafa Kassem Death, Obituary: American citizen Died in Egyptian Prison.
Family and friends are mourning the death of Mustafa Kassem who recently passed away.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social.
LR @RepMcCaul: “I am deeply saddened & troubled that Mustafa Kassem, an American citizen who has been unjustly detained in Egypt since 2013, died in an Egyptian prison yesterday.”
Full Statement: https://t.co/N30xqK3L4P
— House Foreign Affairs GOP (@HouseForeignGOP) January 15, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
Mustafa Kassem, a father of 2 from NY, sought Trump’s help for years while held by Egypt’s notorious security state.
Trump brought one US detainee home from Egypt in 2017. He called the country’s leader “my favorite dictator” in 2019.
Kassem died today. https://t.co/0tmMMpVpFs
— Akbar Shahid Ahmed (@AkbarSAhmed) January 14, 2020