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Prosecutor Orders Egyptian Journalist Held in 'False Information' Case

Egyptian prosecutors on Monday ordered journalist and prominent human rights activist Hossam Bahgat be detained for four days in connection with charges of spreading false information that harms the country's national security. His arrest Sunday has drawn sharp criticism from rights groups and journalists who say the move is another effort by the government to battle free media. The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Egypt to immediately release Bahgat, who has been working...

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