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Egypt detains award-winning rights lawyer

Egyptian authorities on Sunday detained an award-winning human rights lawyer after she attended judicial investigations into protesters arrested during rare demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, her lawyer said. Mahienour El-Massry “was arrested as soon as she left the State Security Prosecutor’s headquarters in Cairo, where she had attended the investigations as a lawyer for […]