Middle East

Egyptian activist Sanaa Seif jailed for 18 months

In this file photo taken on August 28, 2014, jailed Egyptian sibling activists Alaa Abdel Fattah and Sanaa Seif gesture after they were granted permission by authorities to attend the funeral of their father, prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer Ahmed Seif el-Islam, in Cairo. Egyptian political activist Sanaa Seif was sentenced to 18 months in prison on March 17, 2021 for spreading "false information" relating to Covid-19, her sister and lawyers said. (/ AFP / HASAN MOHAMED)





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