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Egypt must uphold freedom of expression and halt prosecution of journalist

Headline Title:  Egypt must uphold freedom of expression and halt prosecution of journalist 22 August 2012 The prosecution of an editor for publishing criticism of Egypt’s President and the Muslim Brotherhood should be halted and freedom of expression protected, Amnesty International said.Al-Dostor editor Islam Afifi is set to stand trial on Thursday before the Giza Criminal Court in Cairo, reportedly on charges of publishing “false information” insulting to Egypt’s President Morsi.“Both the authorities and the Muslim Brotherhood must accept public criticism of their positions and…

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