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Prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel-Fattah hugs his mother, Laila Soueif, a university professor who is an also an activist, as he receives condolences for his father Ahmed Seif at Omar Makram mosque in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Seif, one of Egypt's most prominent civil rights lawyer and campaigner who defended Islamists, atheists and homosexuals alike and worked to hold Egypt's decades-old police state accountable for torture and abuse, died Wednesday. Among Seif's last clients was his son, Abdel-Fattah, who was sentenced to 15 years for violating a controversial protest law. Seif's younger daughter Sana Seif is also being detained and on trial for protesting. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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