Wednesday , 29 January 2020

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Egypt journalist’s life in danger after torture

The life of political prisoner and journalist Solafa Magdy is in danger as her health continues to deteriorate. Magdy was arrested in November along with her husband Hossam Al-Sayyad and a third journalist, Mohamed Salah, from a café in Cairo, and accused of disseminating false news and joining a banned …

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Egyptian court demands to know whereabouts of Arab Spring icon, Mostafa Al-Naggar

Egypt’s administrative court has ordered the country’s interior minister to reveal the location of a prominent Arab Spring activist and former lawmaker, local media has reported.

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A Statement by the Working Group on Egypt on the Death of Mustafa Kassem

The Working Group on Egypt is deeply saddened by the January 13 death of U.S. citizen Mustafa Kassem in a Cairo hospital, after a long hunger strike to protest his unjust imprisonment and inhumane detention conditions.

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US-Egyptian citizen dies after six years in Egypt custody

Egyptian-American Moustafa Kassem has died after more than six years in custody in Egypt, according to officials. Egypt’s attorney general said in a statement that the dual citizenship holder died in a hospital in Cairo on Monday, a day after being transferred there from prison. An autopsy was ordered to determine …

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