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Egypt: Resilient Resistance to Fierce Repression

Expand Small groups of protesters gather in central Cairo shouting anti-government slogans in Cairo, Egypt September 21, 2019.   © 2019 Reuters/Mohamed Abd El Ghany   (Beirut) – Egyptian activists and ordinary people alike demonstrated resistance to brutal government repression during 2019, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020. Street protests in September challenged the near-absolute ban on freedom of assembly. Rights organizations and independent journalists continued to work despite the detention and prosecution of peaceful critics, as authorities equated all forms of…

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