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Egypt Bars Human Rights Activists Ahead of Critical Report

Two members of the U.S.-based group Human Rights Watch say Egypt has barred them from entering the country ahead of a report critical of the killings by security forces last year. The group's officials, executive director Kenneth Roth and his Middle Eastern director, Sarah Leah Whitson, said Monday that Egyptian authorities held them overnight at the Cairo airport before denying them entry for "security reasons." The rights activists had flown to Egypt for release of the...

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