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Egypt: Investigate potential extrajudicial execution of North Sinai men: Six of the men were in police custody at the time of their killing

, Index number: MDE 12/5534/2017

The Egyptian judicial authorities must conduct an impartial, independent and thorough investigation into the killing of 10 men by the Ministry of Interior (MOI) on 13 January in al-Arish in the North Sinai governorate and bring those responsible to justice, Amnesty International said today. Six of the 10 men were in police custody at the time of their killing, having been held incommunicado for up to three months.

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