HRW calls for international inquiry into mass killings by Egypt security forces

[JURIST] Egyptian security forces killed more than 1,150 demonstrators in July and August 2013, Human RIghts Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] reported [text] Tuesday. The year-long investigation documented instances where Egyptian police and military forces used deadly force on crowds of demonstrators opposed to the ousting of President of Mohamed Morsy. The report calls on the UN Human Rights Council to establish an international commission of inquiry to investigate the mass killings of demonstrators since June 30, 2013, and for criminal…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/08/human-rights-watch-calls-for-international-inquiry-into-mass-killings-by-egyptian-security-forces.php

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