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NGOs, NCHR demand revision, participation in drafting anti-terror law

Human rights organisations in Egypt have continued to address the government regarding the new anti-terrorism law to be issued. The new law hich gained public notoriety following journalists’ outrage at Article 33 of the law, which allows for the imprisonment of those who publish information from sources other than the …

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Egypt’s ‘forced disappearances:’ Between fact and hearsay

On June 1, three young Egyptians – a female and two males – went out for dinner together and never came back. For more than two weeks, their families failed to obtain information about their whereabouts despite contacting all relevant security bodies, including the Ministry of Interior and Military Prosecution. …

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Foreign Ministry accuses HRW of supporting terrorism

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused Human Rights Watch of propagating lies and supporting terrorism in response to a report issued by the rights group marking President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s first year in office.

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