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Egypt Arrests Al-Jazeera Producer on Fake News Charge


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Egypt Arrests Al-Jazeera Producer on Fake News Charge

Committee to Protect Journalists

NEW YORK - Egyptian authorities must release Al-Jazeera news producer Mahmoud Hussein immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Officials initially questioned Hussein on December 20 when he arrived in Egypt on a family visit from Qatar, where he is based, according to reports. Hussein was arrested on December 23, Al-Jazeera said.

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