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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.
The Egyptian authorities deported 41 Syrians and Palestinians from Syria to Turkey and Lebanon. The group had sought refuge after fleeing the armed conflict in Syria.