Skip to comments.Egypt urged to end military trials of civilians
Posted on 07/15/2012 3:24:22 PM PDT by Mr. K
Egypt's newly elected president must order an end to military trials of civilians to bring the country in line with international law, campaign group Human Rights Watch said in a report on Sunday.
Egypt's army generals handed over power to the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Mursi last month but are likely to keep parts of the state apparatus under their control, limiting the president's influence over the military.
At least 12,000 civilians, including children, have been tried by military courts behind closed doors since the uprising in January last year that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak - more than in Mubarak's three-decade rule, according to rights groups.
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iwonder if the romney team knows about this?
and obambi handed half the arab world to them...
Shariah laws is their aim of course. Break-out the bins filled with stones to hurl at the adultresses; sharpen those swords for the hand chopping for theives, and all the other barbaric instruments of torture for speaking against or of following any other faith but Islam. Boy, if I was part of that Arab Spring and a woman, I’d feel pretty foolish, not to mention, terrified of the many different rights that will have vanished. “I told you to cover that face and those sinful ankles, you have disgraced me and my family” as her once co-protester boyfriend, now husband, shreeks as he’s pummeling her to within a inch of her once naive life.