Editor of one of Egypt’s last independent newspapers briefly arrested

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arrest of Lina Attalah, the editor of the online newspaper Mada Masr, for several hours last weekend in Cairo. It was the latest example of the government’s constant harassment of this newspaper and its staff, who are symbols of independent journalism in Egypt.

Lina Attalah’s arrest at around midday on 17 May was hig

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