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Egypt: Further information: Extended detention for prisoner of conscience: Mahmoud Hussein

, Index number: MDE 12/2323/2015

A judge in Cairo renewed the detention order of student Mahmoud Hussein for 45 days on 24 August. He has spent over 18 months in pre-trial detention for wearing a T-shirt with the “Nation Without Torture Campaign” logo and a scarf with the logo of the “25 January Revolution”. He is a prisoner of conscience.

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