Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Egyptian authorities looking to arrest journalist blogger

Egyptian authorities last Friday broke into the Alexandria home of Abdel Men’em Mahmoud, a 27-year-old television journalist and blogger, The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information reported the next day.

Mahmoud was not at home when police arrived, as he reportedly expected to be detained as the result of his recent coverage of police actions against Brotherhood activists and fled his residence.

Mahmoud had been arrested and subjected to torture for 13 days in a previous incident in 2003.

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