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HRW: Egyptian Security Forces Committed Widespread Abuses in Northern Sinai

The Egyptian military and police forces have committed widespread abuses in the northern Sinai Peninsula, according a new report by Human Rights Watch, which said some of the actions amount to war crimes. The report alleges that Egyptian security forces, who have been conducting military operations against Islamist insurgents in the region, have engaged in unlawful action against civilians in the region. The report describes widespread extrajudicial arrests and killings, as well as...

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