Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report

CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group accused Egypt's state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff following a report alleging that Egyptian police and armed forces committed widespread human rights violations while fighting Islamic insurgents in the Sinai peninsula.

Earlier this week, the New York-based watchdog Human Rights Watch released a 134-page report in which it said it documented arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, torture, extrajudicial killings and possibly unlawful air and ground attacks against civilians.Read more on NewsOK.com

CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group accused Egypt's state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff following a report alleging that Egyptian police and armed forces committed widespread human rights violations while fighting Islamic insurgents in the Sinai peninsula.

Earlier this week, the New York-based watchdog Human Rights Watch released a 134-page report in which it said it documented arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances, torture, extrajudicial killings and possibly unlawful air and ground attacks against civilians.
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