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Egypt's interior ministry says 'Brotherhood infiltrated' Mubarak verdict protests

Ahram Online , Saturday 29 Nov 2014
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Photo of the protests shortly before the dispersal (Photo: Amal Kenawi)
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Egypt's interior ministry issued a statement Saturday night on the dispersal of the protests against the Mubarak verdicts, saying that it has monitored all protests endorsing and condemning the ruling throughout the day.

At 8:30PM, security forces started to disperse over 3,000 protesters who had gathered throughout the evening near Tahrir Square to protest a court verdict that saw charges against Hosni Mubarak of killing protesters during the 2011 revolution dropped.

Security forces applied water cannons at protesters then fired teargas and birdshot, according to an Ahram Online reporter at the scene.

The statement added that the protests were peaceful until 6PM, where elements of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood joined the protests in Abdel-Moneim Reyad Square, a short distance from the closed Tahrir Square.

The Brotherhood members, the statement read, chanted anti-army and police slogans and threw rocks at the security forces.

The statement adds that protesters were warned to leave but they insisted on staying prompting the police to disperse them.

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The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) is responsible for the hundreds of people killed in the 2011 Revolution, the MB stole billions of dollars from the Egyptian government for the last 30 years, the MB killed their own followers after Sisi took power, the MB is responsible for the electrical blackouts, the MB is the reason Egypt oil productions is falling, the MB is the reason why the Egyptian standard of living is falling for most Egyptians, the MB is the reason tourists won’t come to Egypt, the MB is responsible for what is wrong in Egypt.
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