Canada maintains a strong bilateral relationship with Egypt, despite Egypt’s human rights violations. Our foreign policy advocates for the respect of human rights internationally. Thus, a review of this relationship is much needed.
Non-violent student activism in Egypt has been stifled and crushed, in which Egyptian authorities have imposed strict security measures on campuses and used excessive force. Any use of force in the policing of demonstrations, even when they have turned violent or are regarded by the authorities as illegal, must comply with international law.
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We call on the Government of Canada to urge Egyptian authorities to: