UAE: Egyptian journalist arrested and held without charge

Posted on August 1, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Arrested, Middle East

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for the immediate release of Egyptian journalist Anas Fouda, who has been held without charge by the United Arab Emirates authorities for almost a month. Fouda’s wife, Abeya, told CPJ she has not heard from her husband since July 3, after he reported for questioning by the Emirati security services. Abeya said authorities had not disclosed his health, whereabouts, or any charges against him. She said that after a month with no information, she decided to go public by speaking to Egyptian media and press freedom groups. Read article

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