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Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court

Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court

Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court MADRID — An Egyptian dissident whose online videos ignited a flurry of rare antigovernment protests last year is fighting against extradition from Spain, as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt campaigns to silence his most vocal critics abroad. The dissident, the construction magnate Mohamed Ali, has …

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Abdullah al-Hamid, Saudi Dissident, Dies in Detention at 69

Abdullah al-Hamid, Saudi Dissident, Dies in Detention at 69

Abdullah al-Hamid, Saudi Dissident, Dies in Detention at 69 Abdullah al-Hamid, Saudi Dissident, Dies in Detention at 69 Abdullah al-Hamid, an intellectual and human-rights activist whose calls for reforming Saudi Arabia’s monarchy made him one of the kingdom’s most prominent and persistent dissidents and led to frequent prison terms, died on April 24 in detention. He was 69. His death …

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A Dissident Company Celebrates 15 Years Underground

A Dissident Company Celebrates 15 Years Underground

Long before the coronavirus closed most of the world’s playhouses, one company pioneered creating theater at a distance. The Belarus Free Theater, founded in 2005 by dissident artists in the former Soviet republic, has operated clandestinely in the capital, Minsk, and in London, where the artistic directors, Natalia Kaliada and Nicolai Khalezin, have lived in exile since 2011. For performances …

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