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Egypt: Rights Activist Detained, Allegedly Tortured

Expand Authorities arbitrarily arrested Patrick George Zaki upon arrival at Cairo Airport from Italy on February 7, 2020.   © Private (Beirut) – Egyptian authorities on February 7, 2020 detained Patrick George Zaki, a researcher with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), in a serious escalation of their campaign against human rights activists and groups, Human Rights Watch said today. A source at the rights organization told Human Rights Watch that the National Security Agency held George incommunicado for roughly 24 hours and subjected him to torture, including with electric…

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