[JURIST] Egypt's treatment of Syrian refugees is a violation of international law, Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] reported [text, PDF] Wednesday. Hundreds of Syrians have fled conflict only to be abused and discriminated against, including arbitrary detainment that for some has resulted in forced deportation right back to Syria, AI reported. Others are reportedly risking their lives to leave Egypt by sea for Europe. AI recommended that Egypt "immediately release individuals arrested on suspicion of attempting 'illegal migration,'" because their...

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