Egypt Police Says It Has Arrested Critical Journalist

April 12, 2015 3:24 PM

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Egypt has arrested a journalist on claims he is wanted in seven different cases — just days after he published a series of critical articles about the police.

The country's Ministry of Interior announced Sunday in a statement on its Facebook page that Hussein Abdel Halim, a journalist for the privately-owned Dostour newspaper, was arrested Saturday as part of a routine round-up of fugitives. The statement claimed Abdel Halim is wanted for multiple cases d...

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