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Egypt : UN Working Group says Egyptian journalist’s detention is arbitrary

NewsIn response to a referral by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has recognized that Hisham Gaafar, an Egyptian journalist and human rights defender, has been held arbitrarily since October 2015. RSF is concerned for his health and reiterates its call for his immediate release. Gaafar has been in preventive detention for the past 38 months, which is far more than the maximum allowed under Egypti

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