Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

28 January 2013

Egypt: Shura Council Approves Law That Allows Military Arrest

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed alarm at the spreading violence and increasing death toll in Egypt. Navi Pillay ... ( Resource: Egypt Violence Worries UN

Egypt's Shura Council (upper house of the parliament) approved on Monday a draft law that grants the Armed Forces the right to arrest citizens.

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