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EOHR Concerned over Order of Arrest EOHR Lawyer

2 December 1998

The EOHR is gravely concerned about the news of the decision taken by the
Attorney General of the Higher State Security Prosecution to order the
arrest of EOHR's lawyer Mustafa Zidan, the lawyer who carried out the
mission to investigate the events of Al-Kosheh village.

In the morning of yesterday 1 December 1998, a force from the State
Security Investigations went to his house but he was not there. He has not
been questioned yet.

This news come following the imprisonment for 15 days pending
investigations of EOHR's secretary general, Hafez Abu Seada, yesterday 1
December 1998.

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