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Egypt: Set Independent Torture Inquiry

Expand Egyptian policemen secure Egypt’s national police academy.  © 2015 AP Photo/Amr Nabil (Beirut) – The Egyptian authorities’ failure to end or impartially investigate torture and mistreatment in detention facilities reinforces an urgent need for an independent international inquiry, Human Rights Watch said today. As a party to the United Nations Convention Against Torture, Egypt should also allow the United Nations special rapporteur on torture and other relevant UN experts to visit the country, including detention sites. On January 30, 2019, the Prosecutor General’s Office said that…

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