The New York Times reports: The Egyptian military on Tuesday released the journalist Hossam Bahgat, hours before planned demonstrations in Cairo, London and other cities to call for his freedom.
Mr. Bahgat, 36, founded a highly respected human rights advocacy group, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, in 2002. Over the last two years, he has become a leading investigative journalist in Egypt, writing in English and Arabic for the online news organization Mada Masr. [Continue reading…]
Gr8 news abt Bahgat.Wht of the othr 40.000 prisoners?Wll the liberals who rallied in hs supprt go back2silence till 1of theirs is persecutd?
— Soumaya Ghannoushi (@SMGhannoushi) November 10, 2015