– Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji released from prison pending appeal

Naji has served 10 months of a sentence imposed in February 2016 for ‘violating public modesty’. The court suspended his sentence pending his appeal scheduled for 1 January 2017. He was released on 22 December.
Source: MEDIA FEED

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