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Egypt Releases Journalist, Rights Advocate Hossam Bahgat

The Egyptian military has released journalist and human rights advocate Hossam Bahgat, a day after the United Nations and a human rights group denounced his detention. Egyptian authorities detained Bahgat on Sunday, accusing him of spreading "false news" in an October report about 26 officers he said had been convicted by a military court of plotting a coup. Bahgat is one of Egypt's best-known human rights advocates, founding a group called the Egyptian Initiative for...

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