• Between 1997 and March 2000, the USA approved the export to Egypt of electro-shock batons, stun guns and optical sighting devices valued at more than US$40,000 [read more]

  • Political parties, NGOs, trade unions and the news media face legal restrictions and government control [read more]

  • Egypt is the second largest recipient of US military aid, surpassed only by Israel

  • In 1997, the US exported arms for $1.2 billion to Egypt [read more]

  • Torture in police stations are widespread - several people died in custody in the year 2000, and there are reports of systematic torture of political suspects [read more]

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