(Strangely enough, that cant term and all-purpose thoughtstopper "conspiracy theory" does not appear once in this BBC piece - just as it never appeared in any British media report on Putin's alleged involvement in the assassinations of Russian journalists abroad. Why not? An unfathomable mystery.)
Egypt 'fabricated terror group'
A US-based human rights group has accused the Egyptian government of using torture and false confessions in a high-profile anti-terrorism case.
Twenty-two alleged members of an unknown Islamist group, the Victorious Sect, were accused of planning attacks on tourism sites and gas pipelines.
Human Rights Watch says its research suggests the security forces may have fabricated the group's name.
It reports claims the case was used to justify renewing emergency laws. ...