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Egypt: President Mubarak proposes drafting new anti-terror legislation

A week after the 22 July terrorist attack in the resort of Sharm al-Sheikh, President Mubarak announced in a public speech that, if re-elected, he might lift the 24-year-old state of emergency and replace the emergency laws with new anti-terror legislation. The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR), ICJ affiliate in the country, called on the authorities to repeal the emergency laws.

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