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Egypt: Security Forces Need to Act to Prevent Bloodshed

Email Egypt’s political crisis underlines the need for accountability and for the authorities to take all reasonable steps to protect the right to life, Human Rights Watch said today. In the midst of massive and mostly peaceful anti-government protests and pro-government rallies across the country on June 30, 2013, clashes left at least 24 dead and hundreds injured, mostly anti-Morsy protesters. The police and other security forces failed to deploy sufficient forces in key locations despite anticipation of widespread violence. (New York) – Egypt’s political crisis underlines the…

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