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    Iran Executes Dissident Accused of Stoking Protests

    Ruhollah Zam had been convicted of encouraging an antigovernment uprising in 2017 through a Telegram channel he ran from exile in France.

    Egyptian Dissident Battles Extradition in Spanish Court

    Mohamed Ali made videos critical of Egypt’s government, touching off protests. Now he is a target of that government, as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt pushes to silence critics abroad.
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