A Call for the investigation about the violent actions during Egyptian parliamentary elections
Although Egypt’s last round of parliamentary elections ended with the death of eight persons, 600 injured and hundreds arrested, Egyptian government didn’t declare what happened? and insist they did not shoot civilian with live ammunition and said that security forces had intervened only to safeguard polling stations. However there are many witnesses who said they had seen police officers opened fire on men , women and children with live ammunition , in addition to tear gas and rubber bullets and held up the used cartridges as a proof.
According to civil society ’s reports including CMHR’s reports , western diplomats and observers, Civil Monitor for Human Rights is accusing the authorities of widespread abuses electoral system and attacking civilians. Since began voting process of Egyptian parliamentary elections on 9 November had been many abuses including opening fire on civilians, blocking access for voters to polling stations, vote buying and fabricating results.
CMHR call you to place every possible to form a fact finding committee to investigate on the violence happened during Egyptian parliamentary elections.
CMHR calling Egyptian civil society NGOs to support and protest
in their offices on Wednesday 14 December 2005 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Call the nearest Egyptian Embassy in your area
Send your protests to the Egyptian Government :
Minister of Interior affairs: General Habib Ibrahim Habib El Adly
E-mail: [email protected]
Minister of justice: Mr. Counselor. Mahmoud Abo Elleil Rashed
And please cc it to Civil Monitor for Human Rights, so they know it’s been done
CMHR: [email protected]
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.