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Egypt: Unrestrained army powers threat to human rights

Headline Title:  Egypt: Unrestrained army powers threat to human rights 18 June 2012 Egypt's ruling military council’s decision to grant itself unrestrained powers, ahead of the results of the presidential elections, sets the country on the path to further human rights violations, Amnesty International said. Unless these powers are curtailed, the organization has warned, the military will be able to continue to trample on human rights with impunity.Egypt’s Constitutional Declaration, issued in March last year, gave the army the power to rule until Egyptians elect a president and a…

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