Wellingtonians rally in defence of human rights in Egypt
Wellingtonians rally in defence of human rights in
Wellingtonians today rallied outside the
Egyptian Embassy in Willeston Street demanding an end to the
massacre of protestors in Egypt.
Many passers-by also
signed a demand to be delivered to the Egyptian authorities
next week. The demand reads:
“We, the undersigned,
express our horror and outrage at the massacre of protestors
in Egypt by the de facto Egyptian authorities, and demand
they immediately cease live fire on protestors.
UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Navi Pillay said
yesterday, "The security forces in Egypt are bound by the
principle of the rule of law and must exercise their
functions in full respect of human rights, including the
right to freedom of expression and peaceful
A candle-light vigil is being planned
for Civic Square later in the week, to commemorate those who
have died - details to follow.
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