Egypt frees 7, including journalist, researcher after pardon

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned eight people sentenced to prison. Left-wing journalist and political activist Hisham Fouad and researcher Ahmed Samir are among those named. The announcement comes after an Egyptian judge ordered the release of a human rights lawyer.
Published 4 months ago · Cairo, Egypt Photography VOA News

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Egypt frees 7, including journalist, researcher after pardon

Egyptian authorities have released seven people, including a journalist and a researcher who were serving prison sentences on terror-related charges. The freeing of journalist Hisham Fouad and anthropology researcher Ahmed

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Egypt frees 7, including journalist, researcher after pardon

Egyptian authorities have released seven people, including a journalist and a researcher who were serving prison sentences on terror-related charges

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Egypt frees 7, including journalist, researcher after pardon

Egyptian authorities have released seven people, including a journalist and a researcher who were serving prison sentences on terror-related charges

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Egypt frees 7, including journalist, researcher after pardon

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have released seven people, including a journalist and a researcher who were serving prison sentences on terror-related charges. The freeing of journalist Hisham Fouad and anthropology researcher Ahmed Samir on Saturday comes a day after President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi pardoned them, along with five others. It was the latest in a string of steps taken by el-Sissi’s government in recent months to reach out to the…

4 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Egyptian President Pardons Jailed Journalist, Researcher

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned eight people sentenced to prison, including a journalist and a researcher, a member of the Presidential Pardon Committee said Friday.  "Presidential pardon for eight convicts," lawyer Tareq al-Awadi, a member of a committee formed in April to review the cases of prisoners eligible for presidential pardons, said in a statement.  Left-wing journalist and political activist Hisham Fouad, sentenc…

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Egypt frees 7, including journalist, researcher after pardon

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt released seven people on Saturday, including a journalist and a researcher serving prison sentences on terror-related charges, the latest steps by the government to reach out to the opposition amid a grinding economic crisis.President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi’s administration is grappling with the crisis and spiraling economy, spawned by Russia’s war on Ukraine. Egypt, the Arab world’s most populous nation, imports most of its wh…

4 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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