January 17th, 2017 by Editor
EOHR condems the Al Wadi El Gedid’s terrorist attack
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) strongly condemns the attack on Al Nakb police checkpoint at Al Wadi El Gedid governrate which left over 8 policemen dead, and 4 others injured.
EOHR calls upon authorities to take all the needed measures to bring the culprits to justice, and stresses that terrorism is a grave violation of the right to life, which is one of the core principles of human rights at large.
EOHR conveys its deep condolonces to all Egyptians, and reaffirms that terrorism is a crime against human rights and basic freedoms that are protected and guranteed by international human rights law, especailly the universal declaration for human rights, and the international covenant on civil and political rights.
Hafez Abu Seada the president of EOHR said commenting on the recent developments, that terrorism in all its forms aims at sabotaging human rights, basic freedoms and democracy. He added that terrorism threatens regional and international security and that the international community has to take concrete steps to prevent it. Abu Seada also said that security measures have to be tightened at police checkpoint, and other important public establishment, and urged the deployment of modern equipment and technology to prevent such attacks in the future. Abu Seada concluded by demanding that those terrorists be brought to justice, and by calling upon all Egyptians to join forces to face and curb terrorism
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