Group accuses Egypt’s Morsi of ignoring atrocities
By MARIAM RIZK Associated Press April 20, 2013 12:14PM
CAIRO (AP) — Rights activists including members of a high-level commission that issued a report detailing security abuse and atrocities since the 2011 uprising are accusing Egyptian Presdient Mohammed Morsi of ignoring their findings.
A fact-finding commission, which Morsi created, looked into 21 incidents of protester killings, torture, forced disappearance and other rights violations since the revolt that toppled former autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
The commission presented its report to Morsi in January. Some findings, leaked to the media, reported excessive use of force by Egypt’s police and military.
The rights group, calling itself “We Are After You for the Report,” said Saturday that Morsi had not held culprits accountable, but instead had consolidated their power.
The presidency could not be immediately reached for a comment.