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A man sits on a cliff overlooking Greater Cairo in August. An Egyptian news website says it believes one of its journalists is detained by police in the region. (AP/Nariman El-Mofty)

Egyptian crime reporter disappears on way home from work

New York, August 28, 2017– The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the disappearance of Egyptian journalist Abdulla Rashad, and today called on authorities to disclose whether they have him in custody and why. Rashad, who reports on crime for al-Bawaba News, was last seen leaving the news website’s office on August 17, according…

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Press threatened and detained as Egypt marks uprising anniversary

New York, January 26, 2015–The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the harassment and detention of journalists in Egypt on Sunday during mass demonstrations to mark the fourth anniversary of the uprising that ousted President Hosni Mubarak in 2011.

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