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Egypt: Security forces must show restraint after reckless policing of violent protest

Headline Title:  Egypt: Reckless policing of violent protest 23 August 2013 The killing of at least 1,089 people over the past week underscores the urgent need for Egypt’s security forces to comply with international standards on the use of force and firearms, Amnesty International said.In the bloodiest incident since the dispersal of the pro-Morsi sit-ins last week, 97 were killed in Cairo on 16 August when protests by supporters of the ousted President Mohamed Morsi culminating around Ramsis Square quickly plunged into violence. A child as young as seven and a number of teenagers…

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