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Egypt arrest of Palestinian official's son 'linked to activism'

Egypt arrest of Palestinian official's son 'linked to activism'
Friday 23
3:20 2019

Prominent Palestinian politician Nabil Shaath has broken his silence since Egyptian security forces arrested his son last month. Ramy Shaath, 48, was taken from his Cairo home on July 5 at 12:45am (22:45 GMT), his family said in a statement on Facebook on Wednesday. "At least a dozen heavily armed security agents stormed and searched his residence without presenting any legal document," it added. Speaking to The New Arab on Thursday, Shaath said the arrest was related to his son's activism in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, as well as his criticism of Egypt's participation in a United ...

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Summary: Egyptian security forces arrested Ramy Shaath on July 5 and accused him of 'assisting a terrorist group', family says.

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