18 octombrie 2019

UN slams Egypt for arresting prominent dissidents

presstv.com

The United Nations (UN)’s human rights office has censured Egypt for detaining prominent dissidents following unprecedented protests against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, calling for their release after they were allegedly subjected to torture by security forces. Egypt was rocked by anti-regime demonstrations on September 20, following calls for protests that were made after allegations of corruption were leveled against Sisi. Nearly 3,400 people were arrested after the protests erupted, [...]