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Egypt's President Pardons Hundreds, Including Prominent Journalist

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned hundreds of prisoners and a prominent journalist who had criticized the country's establishment. Journalist Abdel Halim Qandil was pardoned after receiving a three-year jail sentence following a December 2017 conviction for "insulting the judiciary," the official journal of the Arab Republic of Egypt reported Thursday. Qandil was tried on the same charges with 17 other defendants, including ousted Muslim Brotherhood...

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