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Egypt to take ‘legal action’ against critical news report

Egypt’s interior ministry said it would take “legal action” against what it said was an “unprofessional” news report in a private daily criticising police practices, in a statement it released on Sunday. Al-Masry Al-Youm (AMAY) daily published on Sunday a seven-page series of reports titled “The Police: Martyrs and Sins… …

Gov't Rabea report to differ from HRW: Committee member

A government commissioned report on Rabea is due to be released in early November, promising to produce a more measured account of the Rabea dispersal and bloody events that followed than Human Rights Watch, which lay blame squarely at Sisi’s door, according to a member of the investigative committee. 

Why Egypt’s military orchestrated a massacre

The Rabaa massacre of Aug. 14, 2013, was Egypt’s Tiananmen Square. Egyptian security forces killed at least 817 people on a single day at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square alone, and more than 1,000 when including the number of casualties across Egypt. It was the biggest mass killing of civilians in modern Egyptian history. The …

Human Rights Watch report "deliberately misleading" – National Council for Human Rights

CAIRO, Aug 22 (Aswat Masriya) – Egypt’s National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) criticised on Friday the Human Rights Watch (HRW) report on the dispersal of Rabaa and Nahda sit-ins, describing it as “low in professionalism” and “deliberately misleading”.