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Egypt journalist arrested after report on Arab League ‘oversized salaries’ is cited by Saudi minister

A journalist working for Egyptian state media has been sacked and arrested after he was cited by Saudi Arabia’s Minister of African Affairs Ahmed Al-Kattan in criticism of the “spineless” Arab League and the “oversized salaries” of its employees, including its secretary general.

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Egypt Arrests Dissident’s Families Under Allies’ Noses

Hasiba Mahsoob, a 50-year-old Egyptian businesswoman, was at a public place in Alexandria, Egypt, in November 2019 when security forces arrested her. They took her to an undisclosed location, probably one of the National Security Agency’s illegal detention sites where they routinely “disappear” dissidents.

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Egyptian activists in US say families facing ramped up pressure

Egyptian rights activists in the United States are accusing the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of targeting their loved ones to pressure them into silence, spurring calls for President Joe Biden to put pressure on Egypt to address its human rights record.

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‘Hostage-like arrests’ in Egypt target families of US-based activists, rights groups say

The government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is harassing and intimidating the families of activists in the United States, targeting at least four families since August, a coalition of human rights groups said Friday.

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