Egypt denounces any “interference in its internal affairs which casts a shadow on relations between the two countries,” the ministry said in a statement a day after summoning Mohamed Eijaz.
Mursi, Egypt ‘s first freely elected president, and more than 100 other defendants were sentenced to death by a court on May 16 for their role in a mass prison break during the 2011 uprising.
“The dispensation of justice must be based on the principles of equity and fairness,” Pakistan’s foreign ministry said in a statement issued on May 19. “This is all the more important when political prisoners especially a former elected president, who was ousted from office, is brought before the court of law.”
Published in The Express Tribune, May 27th, 2015.