Piggipedia updates: Monks’ torturer promoted

General Khaled Abdel Hamid was promoted to the post of Luxor Security Director. He’s the officer who led the investigation into the infamous murder case of a Coptic monk, which included horrific torture and confessions extracted abusing suspects.

Marching on Maspero

Hundreds marched on Thursday night from the High Court, in Ramses, through downtown Cairo streets, ending in Maspero, where the State TV is located, denouncing the sectarian massacre perpetrated by the Egyptian army against (mostly) Coptic protesters on 9 October, 2011. Protesters called for holding the SCAF accountable as well as the State TV officials …

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