Étiqueté : Hussein


UN: Egypt’s imprisonment of Mahmoud Hussein ‘arbitrary’

A UN body has ruled the detention of an Al Jazeera journalist held by Egyptian authorities for more than one year as « arbitrary ». The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) also demanded the immediate release of Mahmoud Hussein, an Egyptian native who worked for Al Jazeera Arabic. The 55-year-old was arrested in…


Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Hussein detained for one twelve months

When his daughter Hagar graduated from high school, Mahmoud Hussein clipped articles from newspapers about universities from the confines of his prison cell. He wanted to be there for Hagar as she was about to embark on a new journey – higher education, and inform her of the best choices. « When I visited, I found…