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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
In response to calls by Anti-Coup Coalition and the Muslim Brotherhood, thousands of pro-Morsi demonstrators marched in Cairo.
The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies and London-based Amnesty International said 50 people were killed after being shot in the head or chest
Thursday’s protests came after anti-riot forces deployed from early morning at major road intersections in Khartoum
Students against Coup movement issue a statement promising “the end of putchists at their hands”
Civil disobedience, UN protests planned
Pro-Morsi groups see small-scale clashes and turnout for Friday demonstrations
Protests begin after calls by different “pro-legitimacy” groups
Deaths, injuries as protests turn violent
Pro-Morsi group dubs the week of action “Loyalty to the Blood of the Martyrs”
Security forces dispersed a student protest outside Alexandria University on Sunday
At least two reported dead and dozens injured and arrested after Friday protests
Reporters Without Borders decries continued targeting of journalists
Central metro stations also closed to prevent demonstrators from assembling
Thursday’s call for further protests was immediately followed by an interior ministry warning that live ammunition will be used on protesters who attack public institutions
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy announces plans for mass protests and civil disobedience with the call of “regaining the January 25th Revolution”
Armed Forces place Al Nahda square, Itihadiya presidential palace, and Tahrir square under high security
Group calls for boycott of “coup-supporting brands”
Muslim Brotherhood named the marches “the week the coup departs”