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Egypt: Free expression regarded by government as a greater threat to public safety than murder or violence, as demonstrated by presidential pardons and conditional releases

In Arab Countries, Egypt /Road Map Program, International Advocacy Program, Statements and Position Papers by CIHRS

The signatory human rights organizations denounce the exclusion of prisoners of conscience from the April 14th pardon issued by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Persons including peaceful opposition politicians, human rights …