Egypt Passes Law to Give Military Officers Immunity for 2013 Killing of Protesters

HeadlineJul 17, 2018
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Egypt’s Parliament has approved a law that could give senior military commanders immunity from future prosecution over the deadly crackdown following the 2013 overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi. More than 1,000 protesters were killed when soldiers opened fire on a sit-in in Cairo protesting Morsi’s ouster.

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