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Military court adjourns trial of three soldiers in Maspero case to Jan. 29

CAIRO: The Military Criminal Court adjourned Sunday the trial of three soldiers accused of killing 14 protesters during the Maspero events to Jan. 29. The soldiers are charged with crushing protesters with their armored personnel carriers (APCs) as they dispersed a mostly-Coptic protest last October, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) said in a …

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Military Court adjourns trial of 3 soldiers in Maspero case to Jan. 8

  CAIRO: The Supreme Military Court adjourned Tuesday the trial of three military soldiers accused of killing 14 protesters in the Maspero violence to Jan. 8.   The soldiers are accused of killing the protesters by running them over using Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) as they dispersed a mostly-Coptic protest last October, the Egyptian Initiative …

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Maspero case referred to investigations judge, says lawyer

CAIRO: Prosecutor General Abdel Meguid Mahmoud referred the Maspero case to an investigations judge, lawyer Ragia Omran said Monday. More than 30 civilians including prominent activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah are accused of illegal assembly to commit acts of terrorism and stealing weapons during the Maspero clashes. On Oct. 9, army forces violently dispersed a mainly Coptic …

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Military prosecution summons more activists in Maspero case

CAIRO: The military prosecution summoned Tuesday for the second time activist Bahaa Saber for his alleged involvement in the Maspero violence last month. Saber had refused to be interrogated by the military prosecution when he appeared before the prosecution last month. Unlike fellow activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, who also refused the interrogation but was remanded …

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UN rights urges independent probe on Egypt clashes

By AFP GENEVA: The UN human rights office on Tuesday urged Egyptian authorities to ensure that any probes into clashes which killed 25 people, mostly Coptic Christians, be conducted in an impartial and independent manner. Rupert Colville, spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, expressed regret over the deaths, and called on the authorities …

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