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Enforced disappearance is “state policy” in Egypt: Amnesty report

A hard-hitting report by Amnesty International released on 13 July, documents how enforced disappearances and torture in the name of “counterterrorism” have become “a key instrument of state policy” under the watch of President Abdelfattah al-Sisi.   The report confirms the picture already uncovered by Egyptian NGOs, of hundreds of people suffering abduction and torture…

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Australian parliamentarians and academics condemn Egypt jailings

This statement signed by members of Australia’s provincial parliaments and Senate, as well as senior academics and leading trade unionists, was handed to the Egyptian consulate in Sydney in protest at the jailing and detention of hundreds of Egyptian activists in the recent crackdown. Add your name to the companion international statement here. Statement of…