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Egypt - After being held for nearly two months, blogger released pending trial

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders hails yesterday's decision by a state security court to release the blogger Alaa Abdelfattah from Cairo's Bab el Khalk prison, where he spent nearly two months in pre-trial detention. The court has nonetheless banned him from leaving the country pending trial. “We hope that this is a first step towards withdrawal of all the charges against Abdelfattah and recognition of his innocence,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The authorities must put a stop to the political (...)

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