Egypt to release 240 political prisoners

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 19, 2011 13:44

The Egyptian Interior Minister has Mahmoud Wagdy released intends to release 240 political prisoners in response to the opposition demands that helped oust former president Hosni Mubarak, Israel Radio reported Saturday.

Security officials in Cairo said that the decision was intended to open a "new page" between Egyptian police and citizens.


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