Egypt: Rampant impunity: Still no justice for protestors killed in the ‘25 January Revolution’

Egypt: Rampant impunity: Still no justice for protestors killed in the ‘25 January Revolution’

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Index Number: MDE 12/004/2013
Date Published: 24 January 2013
Categories: Egypt

Two years have passed since the outbreak of the “25 January Revolution”. The 18 days that shook Egypt and brought down the government claimed the lives of some 840 protestors and over 6,600 injuries. No senior official or security officer has been convicted or justly punished for directly and deliberately killing or injuring protestors. To break the cycle of impunity and address the deepening public distrust in national institutions, the Egyptian authorities must ensure that justice is afforded for the victims of unlawful killing during the “25 January Revolution".


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