Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Friday, March 09, 2007

U.S. human rights report provokes anger in Egypt

BBC News reported today that the Egyptian government is angry with the harsh criticism they received in the U.S. State Department’s annual report on human rights violations, released earlier this week.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmad Aboul-Gheit, according to the article, “accused the U.S. of interfering in its affairs,” and told the BBC that Egypt was committed to protecting human rights.

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