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Egyptian Activist Shot By Policeman Died Because She Was ‘Too Thin’ And Had ‘No Fats’

Egyptian Activist Shot By Policeman Died Because She Was ‘Too Thin’ And Had ‘No Fats’

Egyptian socialist activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh, who was shot by a policeman, was killed by the birdshot used because she was “too slim” and had “no fats”, said Egypt’s Forensic Medicine Authority.

Hisham Abdel-Hamid, the Foresnic Medicine Authority’s spokesperson, told Sada El-Balad television channel that Shaimaa was “not supposed to die” and that her death was an “extremely rare” but “sad” case.

“Shaimaa had “no fats, so [birdshot] particles easily penetrated into her heart and lungs causing her death,” said the spokesperson in comments to the television channel, reported Ahram Online.

“It is impossible that small-particle birdshot from an eight-metre distance kills…But this is her fate.”

Comparing Shaimaa’s case to that of her colleague, the spokesperson added that the colleague standing next to her did not die after being shot in the neck as he had a “layer of fat.”

Shaimaa, a member of the Socialist Popular Alliance Party (SPAP), sustained a birdshot wound that ultimately led to her death during protests on the eve of the January 25 revolution’s fourth anniversary in January.

A day after her death, former Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said “we are committed to the results of the investigation,” adding that if it is proven that a policeman is responsible for Sabbagh’s death, “I will hand him in myself.”

On March 17, Egypt’s Prosecutor-General revealed that the killer of the activist was a police officer from the Central Security Forces and that he would stand trial for the use of ammunition that led to her death.

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  • Minymina
    • Commander_Chico

      He was fired for telling the public how the murderers will be set free.

      The forensic report will go to the judge, the judge will rule it was Shaimaa’s fault for being too thin and it was not murder. Case closed.

  • Juhayna

    let test the shoot on Hisham Abdel Hamid, and see if he have enough fats.

  • Commander_Chico

    The lies of this regime have no limits and no shame.

    Obviously this is to produce evidence to acquit the murderers.

    • Guest

      Egypt’s Forensic Medicine Authority is not associated with the regime.

      • Commander_Chico

        Riiiight, just like the judiciary.

        • Minymina

          Thats like saying bus drivers (who are goverment employees) are associated with the regime.

          • Commander_Chico

            If a bus driver gets an order from the regime to make a false report about a crash that kills someone, yes.

            There is no law in Egypt, only orders from the regime.

          • Minymina

            And you know this how exactly? Do you think the regime. is that stupid? They already arrested the a$$hole.

  • Soi Safaga

    so if you do not want to get killed eat more and get fat so when the police shoot you have a chance? omg is this for real

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