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Egypt - Blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad freed after being held for 10 months

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders welcomes blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad's release late yesterday under an amnesty announced on 21 January for around 2,000 civilians who had been convicted by military courts during the past year. Sanad, who had been detained for 10 months on a charge of insulting the armed forces, was freed from Cairo's Tora prison late in the afternoon. His release was reported on Twitter by his brother, Mark, who said he was weak and tired, and had gone home to rest. “The release of (...)

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