In a Time of Torture: The Assault on Justice in Egypts Crackdown on Homosexual Conduct Human Rights Watch

ISBN: 9781564322968

Published: March 16th 2004

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144 pages


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In a Time of Torture: The Assault on Justice in Egypts Crackdown on Homosexual Conduct  by  Human Rights Watch

In a Time of Torture: The Assault on Justice in Egypts Crackdown on Homosexual Conduct by Human Rights Watch
March 16th 2004 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 144 pages | ISBN: 9781564322968 | 5.44 Mb

In May of 2001, the arrest in Egypt of over fifty men accused of homosexual conduct made international headlines, but according to this report by Human Rights Watch, there are many more men that have been arrested under the same so-calledMoreIn May of 2001, the arrest in Egypt of over fifty men accused of homosexual conduct made international headlines, but according to this report by Human Rights Watch, there are many more men that have been arrested under the same so-called debauchery fujur laws.

The report documents the treatment of the men, marked by arbitrariness and physical and psychological cruelty, highlighting the voices of the men themselves, and makes key recommendations, including eliminating laws referencing fujur, ending police surveillance of people based on their suspected sexual conduct, bringing laws against torture into line with international standards, and repealing laws that permit arbitrary detention.

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