Egyptians protest, anger mounts over blogger arrest

By REUTERS
October 31, 2011 22:44

 
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CAIRO - Thousands of Egyptians protested on Monday in Tahrir Square, the epicenter of an uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak this year, after a prominent activist was detained by military prosecutors.

The military detained Alaa Abd El Fattah on Sunday, a high-profile blogger whose arrest by Mubarak's security forces in 2006 led to a big campaign to release him.

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