JOHANNESBURG

A South African media advocacy group on Thursday strongly condemned the detention of Anadolu Agency employees following a raid at their office in Cairo. 

“We at Media Review Network (MRN) find it utterly reprehensible that Al-Sisi’s security agents stormed the press bureau of Turkey’s Anadolu Agency in Cairo and detained a number of employees,” Iqbal Jassat, an executive member of the MRN, said in a statement.

“We condemn the raid and express our outrage that those detained without any valid legal basis have been taken to undisclosed locations,” he said.

The rights advocate said they deplore the Egyptian regime’s

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