An independent panel of United Nations experts said Friday the death of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi in June could amount to "a state-sanctioned arbitrary killing".
The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt's first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East and calls for an investigation into his conditions.
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt's modern history, died Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a Cairo court while on trial on espionage charges, authorities said.
A recently emerged Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Cairo on Friday that killed six policemen and wounded three others.
Egyptian police on Thursday arrested the son of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi on charges linked to a protest against his father's ouster that resulted in hundreds of deaths, officials said.