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Wednesday, 2 June 2021

Human rights is leading the conversation internationally on 2 June 2021

The international press is once again talking about human rights after more than 60 local and international NGOs called on Egypt to release political prisoners and protect independent organizations, Voice of America reports. This comes as 15 local and international NGOs called on Egyptian authorities to end the prosecution of a number of TikTok and Likee influencers who have been charged with infringing family values and, in two cases, human trafficking.

Other news worth noting-

  • Puppetry teaches Egyptian culture: An Egyptian puppeteer makes handmade dolls to tell stories that resemble the different cultures and traditions from across Egypt. (Reuters)
  • Luxor, minus the crowds: A couple from Chicago talk about their visit to the archaeological sites and temples of Luxor, a trip timed to avoid the crowds which are being kept away by the pandemic. (New York Times)

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