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Egypt: Further Information: Loss of Contact with Detained Journalist

, Index number: MDE 12/2262/2020

On 12 April 2020, Al-Qanater prison authorities started allowing most inmates to receive clothes, food, sanitizers, letters and a hot meal from their relatives weekly, after suspending prison visits in March. However, arbitrarily detained journalist, Solafa Magdy, was not allowed to receive packages from her family until 29 April. Her family has still not received any calls or letters from her raising fears about her safety amid a potential outbreak of COVID-19 in prison.

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