Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Monday, May 12, 2008

Egyptian human rights groups critical of EU report on Egypt

A coalition of Egyptian human rights organizations have objected to a recent European Union report on Egypt that they say ignored major abuses, Almasry Alyoum reported Monday.

The groups cited rights violations in, among other areas, elections, combating terrorism, and torture.

The coalition, which includes groups such as the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information and the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, also said the report lacked any diagnosis of the human rights problems in Egypt.

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