In Egypt, a rising listing of dissidents are prosecuted beneath a brand new regulation criminalising the spreading of faux information.
The federal government says it’s attempting to battle rumours that destabilise the nation.
Sally Nabil studies from Cairo.
Producer: Camelia Sadeghzadeh
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