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Egypt forcibly disappears two women amid coronavirus crackdown: Rights group

Marwa Arafa, 27, and Kholoud Said, 35, disappeared last week at the hands of Egyptian security services, Human Rights Watch said.
A police vehicle patrols Tahrir Square after late night anti-government demonstration in Cairo, Egypt September 21, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh - RC139E6CACC0

Egyptian security forces arbitrarily arrested and forcibly disappeared two women, according to Human Rights Watch, which called for their immediate release.  

The New York-based group urged authorities today to disclose the whereabouts of two professional translators who disappeared last week, 27-year-old Marwa Arafa and 35-year-old Kholoud Said. 

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