Posted by: APO | 24 November 2016

Egypt steps up travel bans on rights defenders with “chilling effect”, UN expert warns

A United Nations rights expert has criticised Egypt’s increasing use of travel bans on human rights defenders, warning that the measures are hindering their legitimate work and infringing their fundamental rights. “Restrictions imposed on defenders’ freedom of movement have regrettably become routine in what is seen as a broader crackdown against Egyptian civil society that has continued unabated… Read more on


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