Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Friday, March 09, 2007

Concerns about Egypt’s human rights record

The U.S. State Department’s annual report on human rights violations listed several concerns regarding the current conditions in Egypt, among them, poor conditions in prisons and detention centers, The Associated Press reported Thursday.

Other significant violations mentioned in the report included, according to the article, “executive branch limits on an independent judiciary, denial of fair public trial and lack of due process, and restrictions on civil liberties.”

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