The Obama Administration helped push Egypt's former military leader, Hosni Mubarak, to step down — partly because of violations of human rights. Now, under the leadership of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, a former general, young Egyptians are disappearing. But the US and other western governments are still providing military aid and other support.
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Mona Eltahaway is author of Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution. She's an Egyptian journalist and activist who divides her time between New York and Cairo.