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UN: Egypt’s imprisonment of Mahmoud Hussein ‘arbitrary’

A UN body has ruled the detention of an Al Jazeera journalist held by Egyptian authorities for more than one year as “arbitrary”. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) also demanded the immediate release of Mahmoud Hussein, an Egyptian native who worked for Al Jazeera Arabic. The 55-year-old was arrested in…