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Egypt: equipment returned

On 28 January, the authorities in Egypt returned all confiscated equipment (in good condition) to the SAT-7 studio in Cairo, more than three months after its seizure by the country’s Censorship Police.


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The authorities came to the SAT-7 offices with a search warrant on 10 October 2015 and removed much of the studio’s production equipment. SAT-7’s Director Farid Samir was temporarily detained, facing charges associated with licensing issues, but was released after six hours.