Egypt police arrest two journalists wanted for incitement

According to rights group Amnesty International, Egyptian security forces arrested hundreds of people ahead of planned protests last monthEgyptian police stormed the headquarters of the journalists’ association in central Cairo Sunday and arrested two journalists for incitement to protest, judicial sources and the head of the union said. “This is the first time that police have stormed the headquarters of the association,” its head Yahiya Kallash told AFP, adding that journalists Amr Badr and Mahmud el-Sakka were arrested. A judicial source said the pair had been wanted by the prosecution service for alleged incitement to protest in violation of the law.

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