Activists mourn graffiti artist Hisham Rizk
After disappearing for a week, a young 19-year-old 6 April Youth Movement member and graffiti artist was found in the morgue Wednesday
, Thursday 3 Jul 2014
Hisham Rizk (Photo: Courtsy of Hisham Rizk Facebook account)
Egyptian activists are mourning the death of April 6 Youth Movement member and graffiti artist Hisham Rizk who was found in Zeinhom morgue Wednesday after disappearing for a whole week.
Rizk was 19. According to the morgue autopsy report, the cause of death was "drowning in Nile River."
Rizk was also a member of the Youth for Justice and Freedom Movement.
Graduating in 2011 from high school, Rizk was studying in the Faculty of Art Education at Helwan University.
Rizk was also a cartoonist working in Yanayer (January) news website. "Yanayer news mourns its youngest member, cartoonist Hisham Rizk, whose body was found in Zeinhom morgue ... after disappearing for a whole week," said the site Wednesday.
Rizk was also a member in the Revolution Artists Union, as well the Mohamed Mahmoud Street Graffiti Union.
Rizk was buried in his hometown of Menoufiya Thursday afternoon.