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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.


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