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Egypt rights groups complain of official ‘crackdown’
Posted By admin On August 25, 2011 @ 3:06 am In World News | Comments Disabled
Aug 25, 2011
CAIRO — Egypt’s leading human rights groups said on Wednesday they will complain to the United Nations that the ruling military and cabinet are cracking down on civil society groups.
The military has accused its critics of receiving foreign financing and the government earlier this month announced an investigation into their funding.
The complaint, provided to journalists, said “the government and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (were conducting) a campaign against civil society groups and defenders of human rights.”
The complaint will be lodged with the UN’s human rights commission.
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