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April 6 member detained for handing out flyers

Egyptian activist arrested handing out flyers calling for demonstrations to mark 2011's Mohamed Mahmoud Street clashes was 'inciting against the army and police,' says prosecution

Ahram Online, Saturday 16 Nov 2013
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File photo: Members of the April 6 Youth Movement at Tahrir Square (Photo: Mai Shaheen)
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Qasr Al-Nil Prosecution ordered Saturday an April 6 Youth Movement member detained for four days pending investigations for handing out flyers "inciting against the army and the police" when calling for demonstrations to mark the Mohamed Mahmoud Street battle anniversary.

Several political groups are calling for a protest 19 November, marking the second anniversary of the Mohamed Mahmoud Street clashes with police during which tens were killed and others were severely injured.

The protest is called for by the Way of the Revolution Front, a political umbrella group that includes members of the April 6 Youth Movement, Strong Egypt Party, the Revolutionary Socialists and the Justice and Freedom Youth.

The Way of the Revolution Front was launched 24 September, aiming to provide an alternative to the current polarisation between the military and Muslim Brotherhood.

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Faraz
16-11-2013 08:19pm
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No more freedom
Gone are the days when you were allowed to protest,speak and express your views freely and without any intimidations.Now if you can dance on CC music,if you bring procession in favour of Army or you distribute flyer in favour of CC you are allowed it's freedom of speech rest is inciting hate and violnece you will be arrested by police or army and the respected Judiciary and will detain you behind the bar.
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Ostasia
16-11-2013 11:02pm
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Agents of the West
Nothing but a ploy to divide the people further and get them to go against the Army and State Institutions. They're provoking nothing but a confrontation and another "massacre", that's all. I really don't understand the point you are trying to make, do you even live in Egypt and know what's going on? Nobody should be out there on that day celebrating or demonstrating anything, it's enough of that. It's all provocation, from both sides at this point. And it's El-Sisi ya Ikhwani Faraz if you know how to spell and you want to adress the person of interest properly. Mohamed Mahmoud was nothing but a attempt to destabilize Egypt and those who were behind it know it very well.
Allen
16-11-2013 09:50pm
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Any country besieged by terrorists clamps down for the safety of the general public
So if you want ALL your freedoms back eradicate the Muslim brotherhood
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