Tuesday, 20 November 2012

HRW: Egypt - Impunity After Deadly Protests

Families of the 45 protesters killed and the hundreds injured when police responded to protests over military rule with excessive force and brutality from November 19 through 24, 2011, are still waiting for justice a year later

Monday, 19 November 2012

Remembering Egypt's Mohamed Mahmoud Massacre

November 19-24th 2011: Egypt's police and armed forces clash with tens of thousands of demonstrators on Mohamed Mahmoud street, after a peaceful protest is violently dispersed.

The police and the army attacked protesters with batons, rocks, tear gas, birdshot pellets and live ammunition.

45 demonstrators were killed, thousands were injured.

One policeman has been put on trial.