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Egypt: End wave of home demolitions, forced evictions in Sinai amid media blackout

Headline Title:  Egypt: End wave of home demolitions, forced evictions in Sinai 27 November 2014  The Egyptian authorities must halt the arbitrary demolition of hundreds of homes and mass forced evictions underway in Rafah, North Sinai in order to create a buffer zone along the border with the Gaza Strip, Amnesty International said amid signs that the operation may be expanded.  “The scale of the forced evictions has been astonishing; the Egyptian authorities have thrown more than 1,000 families out of their homes in just a matter of days, flouting international and…

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