Egyptian activist arrested after calling for referendum to recall President Al-Sissi

Egyptian police has arrested a prominent opposition activist because he called for a referendum to decide whether President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sissi should stay in power.

Masoum Marzouk, a former diplomat, was arrested at his Cairo home.

the Head of the Opposition Al-Karama PartyHis Mohammed Samy said his whereabouts remain unknown .

Sanny said two other activists were also arrested at their houses.

A source at the Interior Ministry, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed that Marzouk, and a second activist, a member of al-Karama Party, were arrested.

So far, there has been no official comment from the government on the reported arrests.

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