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Crushing Dissent in Egypt

As Abdel Fattah Al Sisi looks guaranteed to be re-elected in Egypt, critics accuse him of an unprecedented assault on human rights. Orla Guerin meets victims and their families.

Leading challengers have been harassed out of next month's Presidential race in Egypt. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi looks guaranteed to be re-elected. Critics accuse him of an unprecedented assault on human rights. They say mass arrests, torture, and 'disappearances', are hallmarks of his regime. With press freedom under attack much of the brutality goes unseen. For Our World the BBC's Cairo Correspondent, Orla Guerin, meets victims and their families.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 26 Feb 2018 00:30GMT

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