Counterterrorism observatory EOHR condemns the terrorist attacks in the Egyptian governorates

November 6th, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) condemns the series of explosion which took place in various governorates. A bomb exploded at only 100 m from ElKobba presidential palace in Cairo, on Thursday morning, November 6, after the attack to a train carriage in AlMunoufeya, on Wednesday evening, November 5, and another explosion that had already happened at metro ElAnfaq, in AlMarg (East of Cairo). EOHR calls for conducting quick investigations, catching the perpetrators and prosecute them.

A “sound bomb” exploded today at Kobry ElKobba, which had been planted at some meters from the presidential palace by unidentified people in a garbage bin, injuring a man and a woman; the other bomb was the IED exploded in a train in AlMunoufeya, while the police was inspecting the train, killing two policemen and two civilians and injuring eight other people; the explosion at metro ElAnfaq, in AlMarg, injured three.

EOHR offers its condolences to the families of the martyrs from the police and the civilians victims of the terrorist explosions, expressing its strong condemnation for such terrorist attacks, whatever the responsible party or the justification for the shedding of the blood of innocents, and asserts the inevitability to punish their perpetrators and those of previous terrorist incidents, clarifying that terrorism threatens the principles and values of human rights.

EOHR also calls for tightening the security measures in all the vital areas and the important establishment, spreading the central security forces and the security patrols cars, and placing them more intensively in all the places and the streets to provide security to citizens. It also calls for preparing the civil protection to receive reports and examining them quickly using explosives detection devices and police dogs trained to deal with explosives.

On his part, Hafez Abo Seada, president of the Organization, asserts that such explosions attacking the Egyptian police and army and the establishments are unacceptable and have no relation with religion or principles and clarifies that terrorism requires to be faced comprehensively by all the civilian forces and supported by counterterrorism acts, ensuring human rights and the right to a fail trial.

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