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Egypt: President must go beyond decree and carry out greater human rights reform

Headline Title:  Egypt: President must go beyond decree and carry out greater human rights reform 09 October 2012 A general amnesty decree by Egypt’s President Morsi pardoning those detained or tried for taking part in protests since the January 2011 uprising is welcome news , Amnesty International said, but falls short of providing a fair trial to 1,100 other civilians imprisoned after unfair trials before military courts.“Equality before the law means that all Egyptians have the right to a fair trial regardless of the  nature of the accusations,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui,…

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