Egyptian investigative journalist interrogated for hours, facing accusations by military

November 8, 2015 3:15 PM

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CAIRO – A colleague of a leading investigative journalist and human rights advocate says he is facing accusations from Egypt's military prosecutor.

Lina Attalah, the chief editor of independent news website Mada Masr, says on Twitter that Hossam Bahgat told her over the phone that he has been moved to military prosecution following hours of interrogation by military intelligence Sunday. She says the accusations against Bahgat remain unclear.

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