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Egypt - Trial of Al-Jazeera journalists adjourned for fifth time

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Abdulrahim Shaheen, a reporter who works Al-Jazeera and for two newspapers – Al-Hurriya wa Al-Adala and Misr 25 – was arrested by national security police yesterday on charges of “membership of a terrorist group,” “inciting hatred” and “spreading false information.” At the same time in Cairo, the trial of 20 Al-Jazeera journalists was adjourned for the fifth time after another hearing today. Journalists continue to be exposed to arbitrary arrest although the new Constitution guarantees freedom of (...)

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