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Protests flare up in Suez, Alex, Arish and Sinai

By Marwa Al-A’asar CAIRO: Tens of thousands of Egyptians protested nationwide following Friday prayers parallel to a major demonstration in Cairo’s Tahrir Square dubbed “the Revolution First” and “The Friday of Persistence.” In Suez, thousands protested in the main El-Arbaein Square, including men, women and children from an array of backgrounds and political groups, demanding justice …


Thousands protest in Suez as Egypt’s revolution continues

By Marwa Al-A’asar CAIRO: Thousands of Suez residents protested in the main El-Arbaein Street on Friday, including men, women and children from an array of backgrounds and political groups, demanding justice for the injured and the families of those killed during the early days of the January 25 uprising. On Monday, seven police officers accused of …


Court upholds release of Suez police officers on bail

By Marwa Al-A’asar CAIRO: The Suez Criminal Court upheld Wednesday the release on bail of seven police officers charged with killing and injuring peaceful protester, rejecting an earlier request by the prosecutor general to revoke the decision. The court order stirred the outrage of the hundreds of protesters, including martyrs’ families, who attempted to break …


Hundreds hold open sit-in Suez, call on court to revoke decision

By Heba Fahmy CAIRO: Hundreds of Suez residents held an open sit-in at El-Arbaeine Square on Tuesday, demanding that the court revoke its decision to release on bail seven defendants charged with the murder and attempted murder of peaceful protesters. The protesters chanted, “We can hear the calls of a martyr’s mother asking where her …


Thousands demonstrate on ‘Friday of Retribution’

By Omnia Al Desoukie CAIRO: Thousands demonstrated in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez Friday in solidarity with martyrs’ families, demanding swift trials for the culprits and protesting police brutality following clashes on June 28-29. Over 1,000 were injured in clashes with police in and around Tahrir this week. Eyewitnesses and officials gave conflicting reports about how …


Suez Canal workers stage protest over pay

CAIRO: At least 1,500 workers from the Suez Canal Authority protested Thursday in three Egyptian cities alongside the strategic waterway, demanding better pay and working conditions. The workers, however, vowed their protest would not disrupt traffic through the waterway. The workers, mainly administrative and technical employees with the canal authority, said they were not receiving …


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