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Egypt: Impunity fuels sexual violence

Headline Title:  Egypt: Impunity fuels sexual violence 06 February 2013 Letting perpetrators in Egypt get away with sexual harassment and assault has fuelled violent attacks against women in the vicinity of Tahrir Square in recent months - continued impunity will only lead to further crimes, Amnesty International warned today in a new briefing. Based on the accounts of survivors and activists gathered by Amnesty International, mob-led sexual assaults follow a clear pattern. Women are attacked alone or separated from friends by a group of men that quickly escalates in number; the survivors…

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