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5314

Egyptian Journalist Fatima Naout: Egypt Fights Terrorists, But Not Terrorism

January 30, 2016

Egyptian Journalist Fatima Naout: Egypt Fights Terrorists, But Not Terrorism

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01:34
Source:
CBC TV (Egypt)
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Egyptian journalist Fatima Naout said, in a January 30, 2016 interview on CBC TV, that Egypt's persecution of journalists and intellectuals for exercising free speech constitutes terrorism. Naout, who was later sentenced to three years' imprisonment for blasphemy for statements she had made on another occasion, said that even if Egyptian President Al-Sisi were to pardon her, she would refuse to accept it, as "I have done nothing wrong." "A nation that trembles before its columnists is heading fo...

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