Egyptian dictatorship arrests human rights activist

This February 2011 video from Egypt is called Tahrir Square Crowds Erupt to News that Mubarak Will Step Down.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Island handover critic locked up

EGYPT: Human rights lawyer Malek Adly, who had raised a legal challenge to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s decision to hand two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, was arrested yesterday.

He was ordered to be held in custody for two weeks, pending inquiries into a list of allegations, including plotting a coup.

Mr Adly, a member of the April 6 youth movement that helped topple autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011, has appeared on TV condemning the islands’ handover.

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