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Cabinet spokesman says clashes will not affect the educational process in the university
Pro-army protesters faced-off with supporters of political satirist Bassem Youssef on Wednesday in downtown Cairo while Youssef was filming the second episode of his show ‘Al-Bernameg’s third season in Radio Theatre. A protest against Youssef was planned ahead due to some viewers’ displeasure with the satirist’s previous episode. Youssef is being investigated by prosecutor general Hisham Barakat, according to multiple media sources including Reuters. The political satirist created controversy last Friday when he took jabs at the cult of personality surrounding commander of the armed forces Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, Islamists, and the low profile of interim president Adly Monsour.
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Deadly violence on 6 October left dozens dead
A number of policemen are facing trials over claims of killing protesters or torturing detainees after a wave of arrests that targeted members of the Shi’a majority.
Opponents march in Downtown Saturday evening
A quantity of TNT and ammonium nitrate substances frequently used in homemade explosives were also found
Abdel Maqsoud and former manager of broadcasting in the engineering department charged with wasting public funds
AFP – Protesters on Thursday torched the office of Tunisia’s ruling Islamists in the town of Kef, where a policeman killed in fighting with suspected jihadists is to be buried, an AFP photographer reported. The walls of the building were burned and equipment inside it destroyed, with witnesses saying that protesters had ransacked the office …
Conservative religious figures are still opposed to women driving.
Security on high alert at Cairo University
On 23 March 2011, under the rule of the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) and two months after the 25 January Revolution, the then-cabinet of Essam Sharaf approved a protest law that criminalised strikes, protests, demonstrations and sit-ins that “interrupt private or state owned businesses or affect the economy in any way”. The law …
More than a hundred days since his ouster, supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi are still taking to the streets in protest
Al-Nour party spokesman Sherif Taha says that a political solution is a necessity
The National Coalition to Support Legitimacy calls on demonstrators to “avoid further bloodshed” while “retaining their right” to protest in Tahrir Square.
Retribution is inevitable, the group said
President of Zagazig University says “protestors were armed”, Students Against the Coup say pro-army protestors had weapons
Several Pro-Morsi demonstrations commenced at Egyptian universities on Sunday calling for the “end of military rule”, while Mansoura University students clashed on Monday. Spokesman for Students Against the Coup in Cairo University Ahmad Ghoneim said that “security forces shut down roads leading to Cairo University [in response to] protests by high-school students and university students …
The sixth of October witnessed both celebrations and protests in Cairo and other governorates
“If it bleeds, it leads.” That news industry fundamental is Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou’s October 7 morning business challenge. The leading stories by news agencies all over the world about the clashes that erupted in Cairo and other parts of Egypt on 6 October, Armed Forces Day, make his job more difficult. The repeated …
The Anti-Coup Alliance calls for continued demonstrations
Rival demonstrations led to violent clashes throughout Egypt on Sunday amid celebrations of the 40th anniversary of the October War. The Ministry of Interior had reported 94 injuries and 28 killed nationwide. In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, face-painted revelers gathered to celebrate the anniversary, waving Egyptian flags and posters of Defence Minister Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi as …
The ministry said it will respond without hesitation to “any forms of breaking the law”.
Amnesty International puts the death toll at over 200, many with gunshot wounds to the head and chest.
Third day of confrontations also sees five wounded
Tahrir Square officially announced as destination of marches
Bashir also spoke of “conspiracies being planted by the saboteurs against our country”.
Democracy Index highlights details of protests and demonstrations in educational institutions since start of school year
Activists had called for stepped-up protests after the weekly Muslim prayers, and security forces responded with a massive deployment
The sit-in which has been ongoing for several days is only suspended for this weekend