Egypt’s ‘decade of shame’: Unrelenting assault on human rights since Rabaa massacre

Ten years ago today, when security forces unlawfully killed over 900 people during their dispersal of sit-ins at Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda squares in Cairo (the “Rabaa massacre”), it was a critical turning point for human rights in Egypt. Since then, the human rights situation has deteriorated, reaching new lows, as the authorities have intensified their all-out assault on peaceful dissent and shielded officials from accountability.

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