Supporters Of Egyptian Military, Opponents Of Ousted President Swarm Washington Post Building

Demonstrators supporting Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and an Egypt without Muslim Brotherhood leadership walked from the White House to the Washington Post on Thursday.

1. The protest started on Pennsylvania Avenue, outside the White House.

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6. Then the march began.

I am so greatful to live in the USA, w/ freedom to protest. Egyptian protesters marching to the White House.

— Farah Abi (@FarahAbiDancer)

Farah Abi

@FarahAbiDancer

I am so greatful to live in the USA, w/ freedom to protest. Egyptian protesters marching to the White House.

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Hundreds of Egyptians (Pro-Sisi) marching #now from @whitehouse to @washingtonpost

— Bahaa Eltawel (@BahaaEltawel)

Bahaa Eltawel

@BahaaEltawel

Hundreds of Egyptians (Pro-Sisi) marching #now from @whitehouse to @washingtonpost

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Coptic Christians march against Muslim Brotherhood in downtown DC.

— Jeremy Danger (@JDKolassa)

Jeremy Danger

@JDKolassa

Coptic Christians march against Muslim Brotherhood in downtown DC.

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9. Once the protest made it to Washington Post’s headquarters, the lobby reportedly went on lockdown.

Large protest outside of @washingtonpost, blocking 15th

— Kevin Cobb (@ohmykevin)

Kevin Cobb

@ohmykevin

Large protest outside of @washingtonpost, blocking 15th

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مئاba المصرdadaن dabaظاهرون الآن أمام مقر واشنطن بوسba .. الشرطة قفلba الطرdaق وصور السdaسda مcaرقة الشارع

— Bahaa Eltawel (@BahaaEltawel)

Bahaa Eltawel

@BahaaEltawel

مئاba المصرdadaن dabaظاهرون الآن أمام مقر واشنطن بوسba .. الشرطة قفلba الطرdaق وصور السdaسda مcaرقة الشارع

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11. Staffers took photos of the crowd from inside the building.

Big anti-Morsi protest outside Washington Post today. #Egypt

— Nia-Malika Henderson (@NiaWaPo)

Nia-Malika Henderson

@NiaWaPo

Big anti-Morsi protest outside Washington Post today. #Egypt

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First time I've ever seen the gate used @washingtonpost (all the way to the left).

— T.J. Ortenzi (@tjortenzi)

T.J. Ortenzi

@tjortenzi

First time I’ve ever seen the gate used @washingtonpost (all the way to the left).

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Wash Post lobby on lockdown with giant pro-Sissi/anti-Morsi protest out front.

— Max Fisher (@Max_Fisher)

Max Fisher

@Max_Fisher

Wash Post lobby on lockdown with giant pro-Sissi/anti-Morsi protest out front.

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Anti-Muslim Brotherhood, and apparently anti-Washington Post protestors outside the @washingtonpost building

— Whitney Shefte (@whitneyshefte)

Whitney Shefte

@whitneyshefte

Anti-Muslim Brotherhood, and apparently anti-Washington Post protestors outside the @washingtonpost building

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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