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Egyptian army must answer for deadly toll at Coptic protest

11 October 2011 Egypt's worst violence in months erupted when the army policed a Coptic Christian protest in Cairo, leaving at least 25 dead and many injured. Egypt’s Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) must urgently explain how a protest against religious discrimination turned into a bloodbath, Amnesty International said today after deadly protests in Cairo on Sunday left at least 25 dead.More than 200 people – including many protesters and reportedly members of the security forces – were also wounded in the incident, the worst violence Egypt has seen since former President Hosni…

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