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Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Egypt in the News on 3 March 2021

It’s human rights as far as the eye can see for Egypt in the foreign press: The Committee to Protect Journalists is calling for the release of freelance columnist Gamal El Gamal who was arrested in February at Cairo International Airport on charges of spreading false news and joining a terrorist organization in connection to an alleged infraction that took place in 2017. Meanwhile, AFP reports that 11 murder convicts were executed, and Euronews takes note of three Egyptian families who are facing deportation after being denied asylum in Sweden.

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