Source: Chatham House
Author(s): Dr Omar Ashour
‘The hands of justice [are] chained by laws,’ said Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi during the funeral of his prosecutor-general, Hisham Barakat. ‘Courts are not suitable for this moment … laws are not suitable for this moment,’ he continued.
A day later, 12 leading members of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed by the regime’s security forces, which blamed the Brotherhood for Barakat’s assassination…
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