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Egypt: 15 activists released after second police raid on Alexandria NGO

Headline Title:  Egypt: 15 activists released after second police raid on Alexandria NGO 22 May 2014  At least 15 activists and lawyers were arrested this afternoon when Egyptian security forces stormed the Alexandria offices of the Center for Economic and Social Rights for the second time in six months, a move Amnesty International called a blow to the freedoms of association and assembly.  According to one of the detained lawyers, who was released after two hours, the security forces chased people down the stairs and into side streets, beating the activists with their…

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