Egypt: Whether someone by the name of Mohamed Ahmed is accused of and sought for conspiracy in the assassination of former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in 1981
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||20 June 2001|
|Citation / Document Symbol||EGY37252.E|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Egypt: Whether someone by the name of Mohamed Ahmed is accused of and sought for conspiracy in the assassination of former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat in 1981, 20 June 2001, EGY37252.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3df4be2d18.html [accessed 12 December 2013]|
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Information on whether someone by the name of Mohamed Ahmed is accused of and sought for conspiracy in the assassination of former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. However, in a 1995 Deutsche Presse-Agentur report, a Mohamed Ahmed Shawqi el Islambouli-Jamaa was included in a report listing fugitives wanted by Egyptian authorities. Also known as Mohamed Ahmed Shawki al Islambuli, he is the brother of Khaled al Islambouli, the man who assassinated Sadat (ibid.; Intelligence Newsletter 4 Dec. 1997). He travels with Quatari and Algerian passports under the name of Mahmud Youssef (ibid.).
This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA). 20 November 1995. BC Cycle. "Egypt's Top 10 Fugitives Are Scattered Around the World." (NEXIS)
Intelligence Newsletter [Paris]. 4 December 1997. "Question Mark Over Egypt Attack." (NEXIS)
Additional Sources Consulted
U.S. Department of State "Foreign Terrorist Organizations."
Internet sites including:
Egypt State Information Service
Egyptian Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center
Legal Research and Resource Centre for Human Rights