Egyptian Dissident Alaa Abd El-Fattah Beaten in Custody, Says Family

HeadlineOct 10, 2019
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In Egypt, the family of prominent Egyptian dissident Alaa Abd El-Fattah says he has been beaten, threatened and abused in custody since being arrested late last month amid an anti-government protest. The Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 2,000 people since the protests began. Click here to see our discussion about what’s happening in Egypt, as we spoke to Democracy Now! correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous.

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