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August 5, 2002
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A prominent Egyptian editor said his newspaper’s publication of anti-Semitic blood libels was an expression of free speech. Ibrahim Nafie, editor-in-chief of the Egyptian daily Al-Ahram, testified in a French court last week that the attempt to prosecute him, for publicizing allegations that Jews use Gentiles’ blood in their ritual foods, amounted to “ideological terrorism.”

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