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VIDEO: Double funeral for slain Popular Current activists
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There was sadness and anger during the double funeral for activists Mohamed El-Gendy and Amr Saad who died following recent clashes with police

A double funeral was held on Monday at Omar Makram mosque in Tahrir Square for slain activists Mohamed El-Gendy and Amr Saad.

Mohamed El-Gendy died after allegedly being tortured in police custody following his arrest in clashes near Tahrir on January 27th.

Amr Saad died from his injuries after being hit by birdshot pellets in clashes between protesters and police outside the presidential palace on Friday. 

Both activists belong to the Popular Current.

Friends and family of the deceased were present at the funeral, many crying before the coffins had arrived. 

After the funeral in the mosque, dozens marched to Tahrir Square chanting against President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, who they say are responsible for the deaths. 

 

Video by Simon Hanna

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