Wednesday , 11 December 2019

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Egypt detains three journalists for publishing ‘fake news’ after damning human rights report

Egypt security services imprisoned three journalists for 15 days on Wednesday for “spreading false news”. The Egyptian Supreme State Security Prosecution (SSSP) decision took place on the same day that Amnesty International published a report saying that the prosecution service had built a “parallel justice system” in Egypt, using anti-terror legislation …

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Amnesty: Egypt’s State Security prosecution operating as a ‘sinister tool of repression’

A new report published by Amnesty International exposes how Egypt’s Supreme State Security Prosecution (SSSP) is routinely misusing counter-terror legislation to prosecute thousands of peaceful critics and suspend guarantees to fair trial.

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