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The Working Group on Egypt’s Letter to Secretary of State Pompeo

June 20, 2019   The Honorable Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20500   Dear Secretary Pompeo, We write to ask you to express concern publicly and privately about the abysmal conditions of political detainees in Egypt, as highlighted by the June 17 death of former president Mohammad Morsi.  Morsi, aged 67, collapsed in a courtroom and died after six years of detention under exceedingly harsh conditions.  Not only was Morsi kept in prolonged total isolation and allowed only three family visits over six years, prison officials denied him…

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