Veteran Egyptian leftist Hussein Abdel-Razik dies at 82

Zeinab El-Gundy , Thursday 30 Aug 2018

Hussein Abdel Razek
A file photo of Late veteran leftist Hussein Abdel Razek (Photo:Al-Ahram)

Veteran Egyptian leftist and writer Hussein Abdel-Razek, a leading member of the Tagammu party, died on Thursday at the age of 82 after a long struggle with illness, the party announced in a statement.

 Abdel-Razek served for years as a member of the party's political bureau and Editor-in-Chief of Al-Ahali, the party's paper.

He also served as chair of the Khaled Mohie El-Din Culture Institute.

Abdel-Razek was undergoing state-funded treatment at the Maadi military hospital at the time of his death.

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