Thursday, October 3, 2013

Women take a silent stand.

(updated 4 October 7:40 EST)

Today women stood in silent protest of the detention of women activists in front of NISS headquarters on Qiyaada Street in Hai Al Matar (Airport District).

Several arrests were reported from another protest on Nile Street including Tasneem Nagi, Sara Yacoub, Fatima Joda, Fatima Musallam, Islam Shaheen and Fatima Adil Mohammed. (Update: as of 8:30 p.m. KRT time, Tasneem Nagi and Islam Shaheen have been released from custody.)

Fatima Joda, one of those arrested today.

Also reported arrested by NISS was a prominent imam of a mosque in Bahri, Sheikh Ahmed Eltayeb.

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