Egypt: ‘Shouting slogans into the wind’: Human rights concerns ahead of the parliamentary elections

Index Number: MDE 12/032/2010

This briefing lists many of the human rights concerns that Amnesty International has documented since the beginning of 2010, including tightening restrictions on freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly in the run-up to the parliamentary elections. Amnesty International is concerned that the pattern being established is one that is already familiar from previous elections which were carried out amid, and marred by, serious human rights violations.

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