Egyptian politician George Ishak passes away at age of 85



Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 05:24 GMT


Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 05:24 GMT

CAIRO – 9 June 2023: Egyptian politician, activist and member of National Council for Human Rights George Ishak passed away on Friday at age of 85.

Ishak passed after facing a sudden health problem, as a result of which he was transferred to intensive care in a hospital.

Abdel Moneim Imam, head of Justice Party, wrote on his facebook account: “The saint of national work, George Ishak, has passed away”

Ishak was an Egyptian politician and activist. During the later part of Hosni Mubarak's presidency, he co-founded the grassroots ‘Kefaya’ opposition movement.

Ishak was Born and raised in Port Said, graduated from Cairo University with a BA in history and began his career as a history teacher, headmaster and later as a consultant.

Politically, Ishak was active at a young age of his life.



Leave a Comment

Be Social