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Egypt military court ‘toying with life’ of jailed blogger

13 October 2011 Maikel Nabil Sanad, a 26-year-old blogger, is due to face a second military trial over charges related to his writings. Amnesty International today urged Egypt’s military leadership to immediately and unconditionally release a jailed blogger after the military appeals court in Cairo ordered a retrial of his case. Maikel Nabil Sanad, a 26-year-old blogger, is in very poor health after spending 52 days on hunger strike to protest against his imprisonment. Amnesty International considers him to be a prisoner of conscience following his arrest and sentencing earlier this year…

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