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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

Ahram Online , Thursday 3 Jul 2014
Hisham Rizk
Hisham Rizk (Photo: Courtsy of Hisham Rizk Facebook account)
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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.

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