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BBC Arabic Service: Blogger and journalist tweet from Egyptian custody

Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas and Palestinian journalist Laila El Haddad used Twitter to update their followers on time spent in custody in Egypt.

“Such direct communication with members of the public causes discomfort among the ruling elites in countries that aren’t used to transparency and such open and immediate sharing of information,” says the report.

Full report at this link…