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Egyptian blogger arrested and prevented from covering a taxi drivers strike

Mahmoud Chachtawi, Egyptian blogger and reporter of abna2masr.com website, has been arrested during a taxi drivers strike he was covering. After detaining him for four hours, the police released him and confiscated his camera, mobile phone and ID card. According to a twitter message left on the blog, it seems that his equipment was returned to him without the memory camera's card that had the pix of the strike.

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  • Thank you for shedding light

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    do not stop keep it going today you are alone ,later there will be many

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