October 2, 2012
A protester, right, waves a stick at Egyptian soldiers during clashes outside the Ministry of Defense in Cairo, Egypt. Amnesty International warned Tuesday that the practice of impunity for Egyptian police and military continued even after regime change and Hosni Mubarak’s ouster, and urged the country’s newly elected leader to deal with this “bloody legacy” by bringing to justice those responsible for killing, maiming and abusing protesters.
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Amnesty International on Tuesday took Egypt’s new president to task for failing to address the “bloody legacy” of abuses by security forces committed under military rule after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, which continue even after the establishment of the country’s first freely elected government.
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