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Egypt: Journalist detained

Magdy Ahmed Hussein was arrested on Friday 25 January 1991 as he left a Cairo mosque. A former member of parliament, he is deputy secretary general of the opposition Socialist Labour Party and deputy editor of its weekly newspaper al-Sha’ab (The People). He is reported to have spoken against the...
Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Israel and the Occupied Territories: Wafiq Shehadeh Murdi Abu Siddu – prisoner of conscience held in administrative detention

The above-named, aged 28 years from the Rimal quarter of Gaza city, was issued with a six-month administrative detention order on 26 November 1990. Wafiq Abu Siddu has worked for the Palestine Human Rights Information Centre since 1986 and is also an active member of the Arab Journalists...