Kerry Warns Egypt Human Rights Abuses Can Hurt Fight Against Terrorism

August 3, 2015 12:11 AM

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Kerry Warns Egypt Human Rights Abuses Can Hurt Fight Against Terrorism

CAIRO — Secretary of State John Kerry told Egyptian officials on Sunday that they would not be able to defeat terrorism at home unless they showed greater respect for human rights.

“The success of our fight against terrorism depends on building trust between the authorities and the public,” Mr. Kerry said at a news conference with his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry. “If that possibility does not exist, then, regrettably, more misguided people will be driven to violence an...

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