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Egypt Frees Jailed Human Rights Workers After International Outcry

HeadlineDec 04, 2020

Egypt has freed three human rights workers from prison amid international outcry over an unprecedented crackdown on activists and journalists. Gasser Abdel-Razek was arrested at his home last month, just days after two other staffers for the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights were also arrested. They had recently hosted foreign diplomats to discuss human rights abuses in Egypt.

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