Egypt: Journalist arrested for his work
Journalist Ismail Alexandrani was arrested on 29 November at Egypt’s Hurghada International Airport. On 1 December a prosecutor ordered him to be detained for 15 days to investigate allegations that he had spread “false news and rumours” and belonged to a “terrorist” group.
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