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Egyptian Authorities Arrest At Least 900 Following Anti-Government Protests

HeadlineSep 25, 2019

Egyptian authorities have arrested as many as 900 people — including journalists and human rights lawyers — in a widening crackdown following anti-government protests. The arrests come as Egyptian ruler Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is in New York for the U.N. General Assembly. On Monday, President Trump met with el-Sisi and praised him as a “great leader.” Trump recently described el-Sisi as his “favorite dictator.”

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