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Egyptian Male Detainees Say Police Sexually Assaulted Them

Rights campaigners say more than 20,000 Egyptians are in detention in police stations and prisons and allegations are mounting they are enduring hard beatings. Some young male detainees say they are being routinely sexually assaulted in a bid to break them psychologically. Both the interior ministry and public prosecutor have denied any abuses, though there has been no response from authorities to individual allegations. Human rights groups are mounting a vocal and public campaign...

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