Support for Detained Student

Statement on Central European University student detained without charge in Egypt

The Council for European Studies is deeply concerned by the detention without charge of Ahmed Samir Abdelhay Ali, a Sociology and Social Anthropology Masters student at Central European University, Vienna, by Egyptian security services in Cairo on February 1, 2021. CES urges the government of Egypt to release him immediately and to take all steps necessary to ensure that his legal rights are respected.

For more information on this case, see the statement by the Central European University.