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Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Transgender woman subjected to forced examination while in custody, says rights group

The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms issued yesterday a statement calling for the release of transgender woman Malak El-Kashef, who was arrested last week after calling for protests in the wake of the Ramses train crash. The Cairo-based rights group alleged that El Kashef was subjected to a forced examination that constitutes torture and harassment.

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