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Egyptian president must reject flawed anti-terrorism laws

Headline Title:  Egyptian president must reject flawed anti-terrorism laws 11 April 2014 New counter-terrorism legislation set to be approved by Egypt’s president is deeply flawed and must be scrapped or fundamentally revised, Amnesty International said.Two draft anti-terror laws, which were sent to interim president Adly Mansour on 3 April and could be signed off at any time, would give the Egyptian authorities increased powers to muzzle freedom of expression and imprison opponents and critics.“These deeply flawed draft laws can be abused because they include an increasingly broad…

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