Egypt govt orders release of 259 detained protesters

Ahram Arabic Portal, Thursday 27 Jan 2011

Prosecutor orders the release of 259 protesters arrested during Tuesday's nationwide demonstrations

Egypt's General Prosecution has ordered the release of 259 protestors, a judicial official told Al-Ahram Arabic portal.

The protestors were arrested while participating in the demonstrations that took place on January 25. The prosecution ordered the release of 166 protestors in Cairo and 93 in Alexandria.

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