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Egyptian Blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah Freed | Care2 Causes

Egyptian Blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah Freed | Care2 Causes

Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abdel Fattah has been released from custody after being held since October 30 and missing the birth of his first child, according to his sister, activist Mona Seif, and a judicial officer. Abdel Fattah was accused of inciting violence on October 9 , when Coptic Christians demonstrated in Cairo. 25 people, most of whom were Copts protesting the burning of a church in the southern city of Aswan, were killed in clashes with security forces. A picture posted by Mona Seif shows Abdel Fattah holding his new-born son Khaled on his release . Abdel Fattah had spoken out against the violence against demonstrators; multiple witness reports as well as video footage confirmed this. He had refused to be questioned by military prosecutors, on the grounds that the military itself was implicated in the violence, and was also accused of stealing a military...

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