General

Egypt executes 17 over 2013 police station raid: NGO

Seventeen people in Egypt were executed on Monday after being convicted over links to a 2013 storming of a police in the capital Cairo, according to a Brussels-based rights group.

We Record, an international human rights platform, said on Twitter that it had document the Interior Ministry’s implementation of the sentences tied to the storming of the Kerdasa Police Station in western Cairo.

​​​​​​​”The case has been described as lacking on minimal justice standards,” said the group, adding that some of the families of the individuals had been notified.

Egyptian authorities are yet to comment.

Source: Anadolu Agency