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Egypt: Police must be reined in to prevent further bloodshed

Headline Title:  Egypt: Police must be reined in to prevent further bloodshed 29 July 2013 Evidence that the security forces have once again used unwarranted live fire and other excessive force underlines the crucial need for police reform, said Amnesty International after a weekend of violence left 90 dead.Security forces used live rounds and tear gas to disperse supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi during demonstrations on Saturday, leaving 80 people dead. A further 10 people were killed by gunfire during clashes in Alexandria.“The latest bloodshed should serve as a wake-up…

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