Al-Jazeera Reporter Still Held in Berlin on Egypt Warrant

June 21, 2015 10:36 AM

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Al-Jazeera Reporter Still Held in Berlin on Egypt Warrant

Berlin: Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour was being held in Berlin police custody today awaiting a judge's decision on his further detention on an international arrest warrant issued by his native Egypt, authorities said.

In a case that has raised issues about press freedom and German relations with Egypt under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Mansour was arrested on Saturday at a Berlin airport having been accused by Cairo of committing "several crimes".

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