Egypt: ‘whitewash’ of army role in shooting of Coptic Christians
November 09, 2011
Weeks before Egypt’s November 28 presidential election, the government-linked National Council for Human Rights has ruled that the military did not fire on Coptic Christian protestors in October--despite eyewitness evidence to the contrary.
Father Rafic Greiche, spokesman for the Catholic Church in Egypt, called the report a whitewash.
- Army absolved of responsibility in massacre of Coptic demonstrators (AsiaNews)
- National Council for Human Rights (Wikipedia)
- Egypt: police open fire on Coptic Christian protestors; dozens slain (CWN, 10/11)