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Rights group says 107 Egyptian were killed by police forces in February

107 extrajudicial killings were committed by security forces in Egypt in February 2017, El-Nadeem Centre for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture has revealed in its report for the month of February.

The report, titled "Archive of Oppression", has documented 110 cases of enforced disappearances during the same month, ten of which were carried out during investigations at the police stations.

According to the report, February's killings have included eight cases of prisoners' death in custody and others in violent acts during the security raids to arrest regime opponents, and in terrorist attacks in the troubled Sinai Peninsula.

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Nadeem's report has showed 12 cases of individual torture and 21 cases of mass torture while in detention. It has also reported 17 cases of medical negligence and 31 cases of general misconduct against the detainees.

The centre's report has included a number of testimonies by the families of the detainees and forcibly disappeared ones.

February's report has also comprised some developments on human rights in Egypt, such as the amendment of the prisons' list, as well views of some lawyers and human rights defenders. It has noted to some human rights reports which were released in February.

El-Nadeem Centre is a prominent human rights group that helps victims of violence and torture. In February, the Egyptian authorities ordered the closure of the centre, after to other attempts to close it, over claims that the rights group violated its licence terms.

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