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Reem Desouky spent 300 days in pre-trial detention in Egypt after being arrested at Cairo airport and accused of criticising Sisi on Facebook.

Moustafa Kassem was arrested in 2013 shortly after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seized power in a military coup.

Biden condemns death of US citizen in Egypt jail

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Biden condemns death of US citizen in Egypt jail

Some US politicians have called for sanctions on Egypt in the wake of Moustafa Kassem's death after six years in detention.

Egypt investigating death of imprisoned US citizen

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Egypt investigating death of imprisoned US citizen

Egypt is looking into the death of Moustafa Kassem amid international concern about Cairo's record on human rights.

American prisoner <em>Moustafa</em> <em>Kassem</em> dies in Egypt custody

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American prisoner Moustafa Kassem dies in Egypt custody

An American citizen whose case was raised by top US leaders died Monday after more than six years in custody in Egypt, his representatives said.

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US raises concerns over American prisoner with Egypt

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised with Egypt the case of a New York taxi driver held for six years by the close US ally.

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US citizen jailed in Egypt goes on hunger strike

A US citizen, who an Egyptian court sentenced to 15 years in prison in a mass trial, has gone on hunger strike in protest of 'injustice and ...

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