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Summary This report covers a pattern of suspicious killings and probable extrajudicial executions by Egyptian Interior Ministry forces of people who at the moment of their deaths apparently posed no life-threatening danger to security forces or others…
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Summary Since July 2013, when Egypt’s military overthrew the country’s first freely elected president, torture has returned as the calling card of the security services, and the lack of punishment for its routine practice has helped…
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Summary “It was designed so that those who go in don’t come out again unless dead. It was designed for political prisoners.” –Ibrahim Abd al-Ghaffar, former warden, during a television interview in 2012 …
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“They Put Me in the Hole” Military Detention, Torture, and Lack of Due Process in Cabinda I. Glossary of Acronyms II. Summary III. Recommendations To the President and Government of Angola IV…
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Torture in Egypt is a widespread and persistent phenomenon. Security forces and the police routinely torture or ill-treat detainees, particularly during interrogation. In most cases, officials torture detainees to obtain information and coerce confessions…