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HRW Draws Attention to Torture, Disappearance of Children in Egypt

A rights group says Egyptian security forces tortured a group of 20 people, eight of them children. Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday that the torture happed in February after the subjects were arrested in the city of Alexandria. According to the information gathered by HRW from relatives and lawyers, authorities used torture to force people to confess to crimes or give the names of other suspects. The rights organization said Egyptian authorities also refused to acknowledge...

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