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Egyptian authorities released Al Jazeera producer Howaida Taha on bail Sunday, a day after she was arrested.

Taha was detained after taking 50 videos depicting actors dramatizing scenes of people being tortured in Egyptian prisons.

Egyptian prosecutors accused Taha of “practicing activities that harm the national interest of the country; possessing and giving false pictures about the internal situation in Egypt that could undermine the dignity of the country.” She was released on $1,750 bond, said her lawyer, Ahmed Helmi.

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