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Students at Ain Shams University demand the release of fellow students

Two students at the university were detained on 9 March in Tahrir Square and sentenced by the military

Ahram Online, Sunday 27 Mar 2011
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Ain Shams University students and professors marched through their campus today, demanding the release of their colleagues who were arrested on 9 March when the army forcibly evacuated Tahrir Square.

The students who were arrested are Amr Eissa and Raef El-Kashef. Eissa, a student in the faculty of commerce and a budding artist, was arrested on 9 March. Eissa was tried in a military court and handed a three year sentence. El-Kashef, was sentenced to one year.

The protesting students and professors also asked for the university president Maged El Deeb to step down.

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