>’Repression’ by another name … in Egypt



“Egypt’s armed forces have detained and tried thousands of people since taking control of the country this year… , they say, the country’s security agencies have been weakened, but the military has continued many of their repressive practices and a hated emergency law that allows random arrests is still in place.
“We have another battle ahead with the army,” said Mona Seif, an activist with the Hisham Mubarak Law Center, a legal firm that works in the human rights field. “The army has a big part of it still loyal to the old regime. They have economic interests in the old system. They won’t let go of that easily.”…”
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 5:20 PM

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