Annual Report 2013
The state of the world's human rights

31 January 2011

In Pictures: Egypt protests

In Pictures: Egypt protests

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Demanding Change In The Middle East And North Africa (News and multimedia microsite)

Issue

Activists 
Freedom Of Expression 
Law Enforcement 
MENA unrest 
Military, Security And Police Equipment 

Country

Egypt 

Region

Middle East And North Africa 

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