Filmmaker Jailed Over Music Video That Mocked Egypt’s President Dies in Prison

An Egyptian filmmaker detained for two many years above a new music movie that mocked Egypt President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has died, his relatives claimed Saturday, a further death within the country’s prisons that human-rights groups have criticized for their severe therapy of prisoners.

Shady Habash, 24 many years previous, was a single of tens of hundreds of artists, activists, protesters and other individuals arrested in Egypt in current many years as Mr. Sisi attempts to snuff out possible problems to his rule in the many years adhering to the 2011 Arab Spring rebellion.