Reform of the security sector was a key demand of the
However, throughout the period of transition, we have raised with the Egyptian Government the issue of respect for human rights in general and the dangers of sectarianism in particular. We have encouraged the Egyptian authorities to ensure respect for minority rights and accountability of the security forces be enshrined in the Constitution.
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my honourable friend Mr Burt, visited Egypt on 13-
At a wider level, my noble friend the Senior Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Baroness Warsi, attended the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation summit in Cairo on 6 and