Egyptian politician calls for protesters to be shot

Posted: February 3, 2011 in Uncategorized

19 April 2010

Amnesty International on Monday condemned comments by an Egyptian MP and member of the ruling party who urged the police to shoot protesters that have been calling for political reform over the last several weeks.

“I don’t know why the Interior Ministry is so lenient with those who break the law,” National Democratic Party (NDP) representative Hassan Nash’at el-Qassas is reported to have said on Sunday in reference to protesters. Read more

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