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Protest outside US embassy in Cairo

03-10-2012 16:53 BJT

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Around 100 protesters calling for an end to military rule in Egypt have clashed with soldiers outside the US embassy in Cairo. Protesters lobbed stones at the soldiers as they tried to disperse the crowd.

Earlier, two civilian groups, one of them demanding the expulsion of the US ambassador, hurled stones at each other in front of the US embassy.

 

Egyptian protesters throw stones during a clash outside the US embassy in Cairo,
Egypt, Friday, March 9, 2012.

The outrage in Egypt started when 13 foreign defendants accused of receiving illicit foreign funds to operate unlicensed NGOs were allowed to leave the country. Following months of pressure from the US, six Americans were let off.

An Egyptian protester throws a stone during clashes outside
the US embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, March 9, 2012.

Egyptian women chant anti military ruling council slogans during a demonstration in
front of the Journalist's Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt to mark International Women's Day
Thursday, March 8, 2012.

An injured Egyptian protester is helped by another during clashes outside the US
embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, March 9, 2012.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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