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Activist Israa Abd El Fattah reports torture in detention, faces smear campaign amid new arrests and disappearances

Activist and journalist Israa Abd El Fattah told the State Security Prosecution on Sunday that she was beaten and tortured to force her to unlock her phone, and announced that she is on hunger strike to protest her treatment, her lawyer said, a day after she was arrested by national …

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Foreign Ministry expresses discontent to 3 states over GERD involvement

Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamdy Louza held a meeting on Sunday with ambassadors of Germany, Italy, and China to express Egypt’s discontent over the work of their companies in the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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‘Your password or your life’: Egyptian activist Israa Abdelfattah says she was tortured after arrest

Prominent Egyptian activist and journalist Israa Abdelfattah has told prosecutors that she was tortured and beaten during her arrest in Cairo this weekend, according to her friends and lawyers.

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Court refers Libyan terrorist to Egypt’s Grand Mufti for involvement in Wahat clashes

The Military Criminal Court on Sunday referred Libyan terrorist Abdel Rahem Mohammed al-Mesmary’s case to Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawky Allam, to gather his religious opinion on executing Mesmary for his involvement in the “Al-Wahat Incident”, which left 16 police officers dead.

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