ICJ position paper on the situation in Egypt – July 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Issue: Independence of Judges and Lawyers
Document Type: Position Paper
Date: 2012

This paper addresses the deteriorating Rule of Law and human rights situation in Egypt.

Major examples of this situation include the consolidation of the powers of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF), free from any civilian oversight, the control of the SCAF over the constitution-making process, the de facto extension of the 30-year state of emergency through the expansion of military power and the military justice system, and the continuation of widespread human rights violations under the rule of the SCAF.

Egypt HR situation Position Paper 2012  (download in English)

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