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    Summary Since the Egyptian army forcibly removed Egypt’s first elected president, Mohamed Morsy, in 2013, the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has greenlighted a nationwide crackdown on protesters, dissidents, political opponents,…
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  Summary “Should we carry weapons and work with the militants, or work with the army, or [accept to] live like victims?” —Sinai resident flogged by ISIS-affiliate militants and later punished by the army, Rafah City, late 2015. Since 2011, the…
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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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 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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 “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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 Off the Radar
 Human Rights in the Tindouf Refugee Camps
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 Freedom of

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 Freedom of

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  Summary In July and August 2013, many of Egypt’s public squares and streets were awash in blood. On July 3, 2013, the military deposed Mohamed Morsy, Egypt’s first elected civilian president and a high-ranking member of the Muslim Brotherhood, on…
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 “I Wanted to Lie Down and Die”
 
 
 Trafficking and Torture of Eritreans in Sudan and Egypt
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 Introduction
 
 Egypt’s newly elected parliament will bear a heavy
 responsibility for reform. The break from Mubarak’s abusive rule that Egyptian
 protesters called for last year has not taken…
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 "Work on Him Until He Confesses"
 Impunity
 for Torture in Egypt
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 Methodology
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 Recommendations
 To the
 Government of Egypt
 To the
 Office of the Public Prosecutor
 To the
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Elections in Egypt State of Permanent Emergency
 Incompatible 
 with Free and Fair Vote Introduction I. Elections
 in a State of Emergency Disruption
 of Demonstrations Media
 Crackdown Arrests of
 Campaign Activists II.
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 Sinai Perils
 Risks to Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Seekers in Egypt
 and Israel
 I. Summary
 Methodology
 II. Recommendations
 III. Background: Egypt's and
 Israel's Refugee and Asylum Seeker Populations
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Anatomy of a State Security Case The "Victorious Sect" Arrests Summary Methodology Background Political opposition and violence in Egypt Egypt's State Security Investigations The Emergency Law... Proposed New Counterterrorism Law... The Case of the "…
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Prohibited Identities State Interference with Religious Freedom I. Summary and Introduction Egyptian Law and International Law... Shari`a and Egypt's Plural Legal System... Religious Conversion.. Remedies II. Recommendations To the government of…
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False Freedom Online Censorship in the Middle East and North Africa About this Report Summary Regional Overview.. Recommendations Note on Methodology Legal Standards Pertaining to Online Freedom of Expression Right to Freedom of Expression and Exchange…