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20,000 Egyptian prisoners stage hunger strike

Cairo, 30 May-2014: Nearly 20,000 Egyptian prisoners have gone on a week-long hunger strike inside their jail cells to protest what they allege as inmate mistreatment, an Egyptian rights activist said. 20,000 Egyptian prisoners stage hunger strike “More than 20,000 prisoners started the hunger strike in more than 114 detention centers and prisons,” said Director […]