Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Friday, April 13, 2007

Egypt offended by Amnesty’s report on their record on torture and illegal detention.

Egypt’s foreign ministry came out with a clear statement rejecting Amnesty International’s critical report, released this Wednesday, believing it to be both inaccurate and unfair, BBC News reports today.

The foreign ministry said Egypt has made “real and continuous achievements in the field of human rights.” However they do acknowledge that since 2001, the U.S. has transferred some 60-70 detainees to Egypt as part of the “war on terror.”

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