Rights group: Arab human rights deteriorate

Friday, December 5, 2008
CAIRO: A leading Egyptian human rights group said Friday that human rights in the Arab world have deteriorated over the past year and the future looks bleak for reform.The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, one of the oldest such groups in the Arab world, accused Arab governments in its annual report of attempting to silence rights organizations at home and abroad.The report, which was released Friday, chronicled the human rights records of 12 Arab countries in the Middle East, where the...
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