Egypt: Civil Society Organizations Call on the European Union to Withdraw its Joint Candidacy with Egypt to Chair the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum

In light of Egypt’s alarming record of severe human rights violations, often “justified” in the name of counterterrorism, the undersigned civil society organizations are appalled at the European Union’s determination to pursue chairing the Global Counter-Terrorism Forum (GCTF) with Egypt, and urge the EU to seriously reconsider and ultimately withdraw the bid.

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