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COP27: Greenwashing Egypt’s Dictatorship and Human Rights Abuses

With the world’s climate emergency, Egypt will host this year’s COP27 in the Sharm el-Sheikh resort in November 2022. Whilst the issues being discussed are important, Egypt is a country that is ruled by a military regime with an abysmal human rights record. The point of declaring an environmental emergency is to save humanity but humanity includes the people of Egypt where the current regime is using the diplomacy of hosting this year’s COP27 to whitewash its appalling human rights record.


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