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Egypt: Further information: Activists jailed after ‘Shura Council‘ protest

, Index number: MDE 12/1070/2015

Alaa Abd El Fattah was jailed for five years on 23 February for leading an “unauthorized protest” outside parliament in November 2013. The Cairo court sentenced 18 others to three-year terms for protesting and one man to five years for carrying a knife.

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