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Italy Trains Egyptian Judges Despite Death Sentences and Torture


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Italy Trains Egyptian Judges Despite Death Sentences and Torture

Reprieve

WASHINGTON - The Italian government has been supporting the Egyptian justice system as part of an EU project that risks complicity in abuses such as mass trials and the death penalty.

Italy’s highest judicial body, the Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura, is one of four contractors involved in the €10 million EU project in Egypt, named ‘Support to the Modernization of the Administration of Justice’.

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