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Reprieve counters UK Defence Secretary Fallon’s praise of Egypt’s “democratic society”

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thurs Aug 6, 2015 UK Defence Secretary praises Egypt: Reprieve comment Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has praised what he says is Egypt’s “vision of a more prosperous, more democratic society.” Writing … Continue reading

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UK under @David_Cameron more tightly embraces @POTUS’ #FewLivesMatter worldview

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Mon Aug 3, 2015 UK Government to scrap Death Penalty Strategy   The British Government will not renew its Strategy for working to end the death penalty around the world, international … Continue reading

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@BarackObama rewards Egypt’s massive rights violations

US lifts arms embargo on Egypt – Al Jazeera English The United States has announced it is lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two … Continue reading

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UK’s FCO conceals ID’s of companies wanting to do business with rights-abusing Egypt.

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8160 Tuesday 3 March 2015 Foreign Office silent on Egypt trade visit as Irish teen faces gallows The government is refusing to reveal which British businesses accompanied it on a recent trade visit to Egypt, … Continue reading

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How long will world leaders pretend to believe Abdulrahman al-Sisi’s propaganda?

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Thurs Jan 22, 2015 Sisi speech at Davos ‘hypocritical propaganda’ amid rights abuses   Egypt’s President has told the World Economic Forum that he has “hope” in the country’s youth, despite … Continue reading

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Egypt pulls off third mass trial travesty

In US-Supported Egypt, 188 Protesters Are Sentenced to Die Days After Mubarak is Effectively Freed – The Intercept … while Mubarak and his cronies are immunized for their savage crimes, 188 members of the Muslim Brotherhood, who participated in anti-Sisi … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK fails to list Egypt as ‘country of concern’ over mass trials/death sentences

Reprieve +44 (0) 7792 351 660 For immediate release: Sun Nov 30, 2014 Egypt mass trial tomorrow could see death sentences for 500, including Irish teen A mass trial for almost 500 people will resume tomorrow in Egypt, and could … Continue reading

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