Last Update 21:56
Activists report interior minister, two SCAF leaders to prosecutor general
Democratic Alliance for Egypt among groups to officially accuse senior military and political leaders of instigating killing of protesters outside cabinet office
Ahram Online, Tuesday 20 Dec 2011
Share/Bookmark
Views: 539

The Democratic Alliance for Egypt – along with other political forces – have reported General Hassan Al-Rowini, commander of the Central Military Zone; ‎General Hamdi Badin, head of the military police, and Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim, to the prosecutor ‎general, accusing them of ‎instigating the recent killing of protesters in and around Tahrir Square.‎

Wahid Abdel Megid, a spokesperson for alliance, said they had accused the trio of failing to properly protect the People’s Assembly, which was damaged over ‎the past days, and of killing protesters. ‎

The alliance was among various political groups taking part in a sit-in at the ‎cabinet office. ‎

Bloody confrontations between protesters and military police broke out on Friday after a ‎crackdown on the sit-in. The death toll has risen to 12 and over 500 ‎have been injured so far. ‎

Many deaths were caused by live ammunition, however, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces ‎‎(SCAF) has strenuously denied that its forces fired at protesters. ‎

Many pictures and videos show military police shooting at demonstrators.‎





Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 50 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.

© 2010 Ahram Online. Advertising