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Egypt: death of lawyer Karim Hamdy

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The Law Society is concerned about the circumstances surrounding the death of lawyer Karim Hamdy while in police custody on 24 February 2015 and the events that have followed, including continuing arrests and repression of lawyers. We have previously written to you in June 2015 regarding threats to several lawyers, including Negad El Borai, and in August regarding the arrest of human rights lawyer Ms Azza Soliman. 

 

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