The Egyptian government has repeatedly violated the law with arbitrary arrests, torture in detention, and forced disappearances. But in the past, Egyptian legal expert Mai El-Sadany says, at least these measures could have been challenged in court. Today a person may be subjected to the same abuses without recourse or appeal.
Research Article|June 01 2017
Legalized Authoritarianism: How Egypt’s Lawmakers Codify Oppression
World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 12-14.
Mai El-Sadany; Legalized Authoritarianism: How Egypt’s Lawmakers Codify Oppression. World Policy Journal 1 June 2017; 34 (2): 12–14. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-4191528
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