Banning protests in egypt is like banning elex n other countries, considering how presidents and governments are brought in here
Other groups didn’t bother applying for a permit, but called for street protests on Tuesday against the law. A protest in downtown Cairo Tuesday morning was quickly broken up by police.
Skirmishes on Abdel-Khalek Tharwat street downtown on the first day of the new protest law. #Egypt
Heba Farouk Mahfouz.
Police violently dispersing a protest in commemoration of 16 yrs old martyr Jika in Tala’at Harb square now. #Egypt
Update - 5 p.m., Nov. 26: A second protest, which began later in the day, was also broken up. Police used water cannons and fired birdshot into the crowd.
Police attack with water then charge at crowd with batons as they flee. Tear gas fired.
Amr El Ghany, a 24-year-old who took part in Tuesday’s protests said, “It’s like the revolution never happened. We have no new rights. We are worse than we were under Mubarak.”
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Violent breakup of #nomiltrials and no #protestlaw protest w water canons and beatings now #cairo #egypt
Non-MB protesters marching in a demo in downtown Cairo attacked by the police. Welcome to April 2008, inevitable successor to June 30 2013.
Update 7pm: Many of those detained were well-known activists. There were reports that the women detained by police were being sexually harassed.
Omar Robert Hamilton
Another photo of @maisaad4 @nazlyhussein @amr_imam being beaten. All 3 dedicate their lives to detainee support. â€
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior (MOI) has already approved two small protests for next week by the Egyptian lawyers syndicate. But protests against the protest law are still seeking approval.
What we know for sure however is that law will give MOI full discretion to prohibit demos and that protesters must go to court to appeal
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