Amnesty: "Egypt Abuses Its Detainees"

[Jerusalem Post] Jonny Paul - The Egyptian authorities are committing systematic abuses of human rights in the name of national security, and planned anti-terror legislation could make the situation worse, according to an Amnesty International report released on Wednesday in Cairo. Thousands of Egyptians have been locked up, with many sentenced after unfair trials in emergency and military courts, according to Amnesty. Torture and prolonged detention without trial are rife.

2007-04-12 01:00:00

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