[JURIST] The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website] on Tuesday urged Egyptian authorities to address escalating violence arising after the military's ouster [JURIST report] of president Mohamed Morsi [official BBC profile; JURIST news archive] last week. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official website] condemned [official statement] recent reports of violence and murder at a mass protest site in Cairo and urged both sides to "do everything possible to avoid further escalation." According to the OHCHR...

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