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Several local and international human rights organizations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, have reported on Egypt's poor human rights record for many years. They even allege that this country was originally under water, but that the Nile, dragging much mud as it flowed from Ethiopia, had finally filled it in and made it a part of the continent. ... After 1612 the sultans of Morocco abandoned control of Timbuktu, and without Sudanese trade it fell into anarchy.

Pages: 336

Publisher: Princeton University Press (November 2, 2008)

ISBN: 069112261X

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