5 February 2013

Egypt: Morsi: Human Rights Are Basis of Dealing With Citizens

At his meeting on Monday 4/2/2013 with the top officers of the Ministry of Interior at the Police Academy, President Mohamed Morsi reviewed the security situation in the Egyptian street.

During the meeting, Morsi stressed the importance of applying law to those who embark on any act of sabotage. However, the President stressed the importance of respect for peaceful demonstration and freedom of expression.

Morsi explained the current situation in Egypt in the political and economic domains as well as the security challenges facing the country.

The President said that the police should react to the acts of violence and sabotage in line with law, which regulates the protection of public utilities and peaceful demonstrators.

Presidential Spokesman Yasser Ali said the President stressed that the interior ministry should deal with citizens in line with human rights criteria.

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