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On 26 November, at least 24 are prisoners of conscience were detained solely for peacefully exercising their right to freedom of assembly.
In the evening of 28 November Alaa Abdel Fattah, was taken from his home and arrested in connection to the peaceful protest.
Two Canadian nationals have been detained by Egypt’s Public Prosecution on charges relating to violent protests in the capital, Cairo, on 16 August.
Twenty-three refugees from Syria – 21 Syrians and two Palestinians – are at risk of deportation from Egypt, including five women and nine children.