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Egypt: Detained Morsi supporters denied their rights

Headline Title:  Egypt: Detained Morsi supporters denied their rights 12 September 2013 Scores of detainees arrested following the dispersal of two large pro-Morsi sit-ins in Cairo last month have been deprived of their basic legal rights, Amnesty International said.   The organization has documented several cases of protesters who were denied prompt access to their lawyers and relatives, or an opportunity to challenge the lawfulness of their detention after their arrest. “The failure of the Egyptian authorities to respect due process for people who have been arrested is…

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