Arbitrary detention of women human rights defenders

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Egypt, 24 June 2014 (Nazra for Feminist Studies)

On 21 June 2014, eight women human rights defenders were arrested for protesting peacefully against the Protest and Public Assembly Law in Heliopolis, Cairo, after being dispersed by the police using tear gas and bird shots. One detainee, Yara Sallam, is a long time APC partner.

Full article at http://nazra.org/en/2014/06/arbitrary-arrests-and-detention-women-human-rights-defenders

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