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Spotlight: Egypt | Free Expression & the Law | Freedom of Assembly

Egypt's Interior Ministry marks World Press Freedom Day by storming press syndicate

Egypt's Interior Ministry marks World Press Freedom Day by storming press syndicate

As the syndicate celebrates its 75th year anniversary and just a few hours before World Press Freedom Day, a security force with the Interior Ministry raided the syndicate's headquarters, claiming to be executing an arrest warrant issued by the public prosecution against two journalists.

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