Egypt: Nothing But A Brutal Massacre

2013-08-15 19:18

The savage scenes from Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda Square in Egypt are deeply shocking and disheartening.

The inhuman dispersal of the sit-ins is nothing but a brutal massacre. Deliberately killing peaceful protestors and targeting individuals with live ammunition is a crime against humanity and goes against the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Charter.

Equally, attacking Christians and their churches is counterproductive, unacceptable and should be condemned in the strongest possible terms.

The latest round of violence against demonstrators in support of deposed President Muhammad Morsi will further divide the Egyptian people, will not solve anything and will not lead to any solutions.

The Obama administration’s weak statements following the overthrow of President Muhammad Morsi and his elected government allowed the Egyptian military to act with impunity and boldness. The time has now come for World leaders to urge President Barrack Obama to suspend the huge military aid to Egypt.

The aim of the clampdown by the army and police is to stop Egyptians from demanding their human rights and to re-introduce autocratic style rule.

The military coup carried out by Colonel Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi against the elected president violates international and Egyptian law.

Global leaders should stop supporting the Egyptian army and demand an end to the violence and the prosecution of all those responsible for the recent coup against the elected president.


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