Amnesty International urged the EU to really stop the arms transfers to Egypt, saying that the arms exports are fuelling killings and torture in the Southern Mediterranean country.

The EU has imposed an arms export suspension in Egypt after August 2013, when hundreds of protesters were killed by the Egyptian security forces. However, despite the suspension, Amnesty reported today that 12 out of the 28 EU member states have remained among Egypt’s main suppliers of arms and policing equipment.

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