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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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Summary Climate change is here with us. We cannot stop it. The only way is to see how to work around it. -- Peter Ekai Lokoel, Deputy Governor Turkana, September 2014 Over the past century, the average annual temperature on earth has…
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Glossary of Abbreviations AP Administration Police CID Criminal Investigation Department DO District Officer DRA Department of…
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 “Bring the Gun or You’ll Die” Torture, Rape, and Other Serious Human Rights Violations by Kenyan Security Forces in the Mandera Triangle Political Map of Kenya Map of Ethnic Somali Concentration …
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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…