Egypt military offers rare apology for child death
He was reported dead Thursday, a day after prosecutors agreed to give him medical attention, el-Masry said.
Violent clashes between protesters and security forces that began around the second anniversary of Egypt’s uprising on Jan. 25 left nearly 70 civilians killed. Violence has recently tapered off but the heavy-handed crackdown on protesters, arbitrary detentions including children, and torture claims have fueled accusations that old practices of the Mubarak-era die hard.
Morsi accuses his opponents of trying to topple a democratically elected government and bringing violence to the streets.