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Monday, July 20, 2009

Egyptian Poet's Conviction For Defamation of President Overturned

The Arabic Network For Human Rights Information reports that the conviction of Mounir Saeed Hanna for defaming President Housni Mubarak has been reversed. ANHRI attorneys appealed the conviction of the poet, who was convicted of defaming the President, when members of the Egyptian security forces obtained copies of his work.

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