Statement of the death of Dr. Sherif Bassiony -member of the Council
The Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs wish to express his profound sadness and loss over the death of Dr. Sherif Bassiouni – a professor at De Paul University in Chicago -USA, and founder of the International Institute of Criminal Justice and Human Rights “The Siracusa ”. Thus, the international community lost one of the fathers of international criminal law, who defended for the establishment of the International Criminal Court.
In his death, the Council lost one of its members who are proud of them and the academic family in Egypt as well.
To his family, friends and colleagues, we offer our sincere condolences of great sorrow.