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Egypt: is it really suicide?

The family of a Coptic Christian soldier in the Egyptian army, who died under suspicious circumstances in February, is demanding an autopsy.

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Michael Gamel Mansour| photo: mcndirect

On 17 February, the Egyptian military informed the family of Michael Gamel Mansour that the 22-year-old conscript from Assuit had committed suicide. They claimed Mansour shot himself. They asserted that moments before his suicide, Mansour became despondent after a family telephone conversation.