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Egypt: Activists and Prisoners of conscience in detention: Mahienour El-Masry and Moataseem Medhat

, Index number: MDE 12/7483/2017

Women Human Rights Defender and Prisoner of Conscience Mahienour El-Masry has been detained on remand on 18 November, alongside activist Moataseem Medhat. If convicted, Mahienour and Moataseem, as well as three other activists, could face up to five years in prison for “participating in an unauthorized protest”, amongst other charges.

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