Egypt arrests mother of woman at centre of BBC report

Egypt arrests mother of woman at centre of BBC report
 

An Egyptian woman who spoke to the BBC about the torture and forced disappearance of her daughter has been arrested by Egyptian authorities on suspicion of spreading false news.
She has been detained for 15 days for questioning, officials said.
Last week the BBC reported on the disappearance of her daughter, Zubeida, who has not been seen since April 2017.
But on Monday, Zubeida appeared on an Egyptian talk show denying she had been detained or mistreated in any way.
Egypt's State Information Service has demanded the BBC apologise over the report, which it said was an "absolute... read more

 
2 March 2018 in World News, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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