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Germany Arrests Al Jazeera Journalist

Ahmed Mansour, a senior journalist for the Al Jazeera network, has been arrested at the airport in Berlin while trying to fly to Qatar. According to Mansour, he was arrested by German officers at the request of Egyptian authorities. Monsieur has been convicted in Egypt of torturing a lawyer in Cairo’s Tahrir Square in 2011. Egypt asked the international police body Interpol last year to arrest him.