UN slams Egypt for killing African migrants

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
March 2, 2010 12:54

The United Nations has slammed Egypt for killing 60 African migrants trying to reach Israel through the Sinai Desert since 2007.

In a statement Tuesday, UN rights chief Navi Pillay told Egypt to stop firing at Ethiopians, Eritreans and Sudanese near the Egypt-Israel border.

She said she knows "no other country where so many unarmed migrants and asylum seekers appear to have been deliberately killed."
 


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