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Halt ships of shame from the USA carrying weapons to Egypt

Headline Title:  Halt ships carrying weapons from US to Egypt 15 March 2012 A ship carrying a cargo of weapons with explosives en route from the USA to Egypt must not be allowed to offload because of a substantial risk the weapons will be used by Egyptian security forces to commit human rights violations, Amnesty International said on Thursday.The organization has tracked the Dutch-flagged ship, MV Schippersgracht, for the past two months. It is currently in the Mediterranean Sea and due to arrive in Egypt early next week.The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command contacted Amnesty International…

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