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April 4th, 2014
Episode 218 of 412 episodes
On 3 April 2014, Human Rights Watch Emergencies Researcher, Tirana Hassan, spoke to the Lowy Institute about the arrest of Peter Greste and other journalists in Egypt (0:15), the Egyptian government's crackdown on human rights activists (1.57), the role of women's activist groups (3.17), and the general resurgence of military authoritarianism in Egypt (4.33).