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Egypt: Musaad Abu Fagr (Letter writing marathon case sheet)

, Index number: MDE 12/031/2009

Musaad Suliman Hassan Hussein, known by his pen name Musaad Abu Fagr, is a novelist and human rights defender in Egypt. He has been in administrative detention, by order of the Minister of Interior, since 15 February 2008, despite obtaining several court orders for his release, most recently in September 2009. In this case sheet Amnesty International calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Musaad Abu Fagr, a prisoner of conscience, detained for the peaceful expression of his views.

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