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Egyptian Journalist strangled to death on her bed

Fri, Jan. 31, 2020
CAIRO - 31 January 2020: An Egyptian journalist was found killed in her apartment in Maadi district, Southern Cairo, amid unclear circumstances.

Security forces found media organizer of the Luxor African Film Festival Rehab Badr was strangled to death on her bed in her apartment, security source told Akhbar al-Youm newspaper.

When her husband, who was in Alexandria at that time, found no answers from Badr after several calls, he asked his mother-in-law to go to their apartment and see if Badr is fine, he added. However, her mother received no answers when she was at the door of Badr’s apartment and broke into it to find her daughter killed.

Immediately, a team from the Criminal investigation Department was formed to probe into the accident. They questioned her husband and her mother.

Badr is a journalist but not a member at the Egyptian Journalists’ Syndicate; many Egyptian journalists are not members at the syndicate.
 
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