[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official website] on Thursday demanded a wide-ranging probe into Egyptian security forces' bloody crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood protesters, joining an international chorus of condemnation. In a statement [press release], Pillay said, "[t]he number of people killed or injured, even according to the government's figures, point to an excessive, even extreme, use of force against demonstrators. There must be an independent, impartial, effective and credible investigation of the conduct of the security...

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