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Egypt: Threats to Human Rights Watch Staff

(Beirut) – On May 28, 2019, Human Rights Watch released a report, “‘If You Are Afraid for Your Lives, Leave Sinai!’: Egyptian Security Forces and ISIS-Affiliate Abuses in North Sinai,” which details the serious abuses, including war crimes, Egyptian government forces and ISIS-affiliated militants have carried out in North Sinai. Immediately following the report’s release, numerous pro-government Egyptian media outlets and commentators have instigated a smear campaign against Human Rights Watch, including directly threatening Human Rights Watch staff with serious physical harm. “Instead of taking…

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