Egypt raids on the human right groups – should EU be worried?
The European Union had told on Friday that in Egypt police have raid of on the pro-democracy and human right work places to show the open exhibition of force and they also asked higher authorities to support civil society.
Offices of 17 groups were raided by the Egyptian police and prosecutors. They told to the official news agency called MENA that it was the investigation of foreign funding. This action was not supported by the United States.
Foreign policy spokesman of European united Michael Mann said “This open exhibition of force against social the general public organizations are predominantly disturbing as it comes in the center of Egypt’s changeover towards democratic system”
He also told that Catherine Ashton, the bloc’s overseas policy head, had called on Egyptian powers that be to “permit public society organizations to carry on their work in positive support of Egypt’s evolution” subsequent the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak in February.
Though, the EU blocked short of frightening to hold back aid to Egypt, the Unites States had shown the interest on Thursday that it can think about its yearly military aid about $1.3 billion.
Security source and employee of the organization have come to tell that some offices which were targeted were the U.S. based International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI).
European Union has offered about $ 170 million to support various projects on growth, trade, agricultural and infrastructure of the Egypt in the year of 2011. For the year of 2012 it was set to be of $123 million.