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Detainee’s death raises concerns on conditions of prisoners in Egypt

“Prison doesn’t kill but loneliness does. I need your support in order not to die. I tried to resist on my own … so that I get out the person you’ve known; but I can’t take it anymore.” An Egyptian artist wrote these words a few months before he died …

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Egypt claims detained filmmaker accidentally died due to ‘drinking hand sanitiser’

An Egyptian filmmaker found dead last week in the country’s notorious Tora prison died after ingesting alcohol intended for use as hand sanitiser, the public prosecution has claimed, seemingly contradicting accounts from fellow prisoners who said guards ignored calls for help.

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Egyptian TikTok star Haneen Hossam arrested for ‘inciting debauchery’ over call for live-streamers

An Egyptian content creator was arrested after calling for applications from women who wanted to livestream for money. TikTok and Instagram star Haneen Hossam was arrested Tuesday morning by Egypt’s interior ministry after a video she posted caused uproar in Egypt.

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