Amnesty International launches Egypt report on systematic human rights abuses
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Amnesty International launches report on systematic human rights abuses in Egypt
Amnesty International will launch a new report which highlights the impact on human rights in Egypt of the government’s counter terrorism measures and the decades-long state of emergency, as well as fears that current Constitutional amendments and the planned new anti-terrorism law will perpetuate abuses.
Who: Curt Goering, Deputy Director of Amnesty International USA; Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Deputy Programme Director for the Middle East and North Africa at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International; Said Haddadi, Researcher on North Africa at the International Secretariat.
When: Wednesday 11 April,
Where: Press Syndicate,
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