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VIDEO: Egypt's Islamist protesters filmed using firearms against opponents
Apr
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Ahram Online captures footage of two men on side of Islamist protesters using firearms against unknown opponents as clashes break out near Cairo's High Court on Friday

Clashes broke out on Friday afternoon following an Islamist protest against the judiciary at Cairo's High Court.

The demonstration was called for by the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party and other Islamist forces.

Violent clashes broke out between the Islamist protesters and unknown opponents, largely consisting of an exchange of rock throwing.

Ahram Online did, however, capture footage of two men on the Islamists side using firearms.

Another video shot by Al-Ahram's Arabic-language news portal showed some of the Islamists' opponents using firearms as well.

Police eventually intervened in the clashes. Footage shows the police talking with protesters on the Islamist side of the clashes, and firing towards their opponents.

The video also shows at least two men who were caught by the Islamist protesters and severely beaten.

Video by Simon Hanna

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Joe
21-04-2013 02:19pm
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That is the same guy and the same gun that were at the Presidential palace clashes on the opposition side. Check out the footage and see. These are opposition not Islamist. It's the same guy in both clashes and same gun.
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Sabine
20-04-2013 04:00am
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an ugly face doesnt want to look at another ugly face
I cannot agree more with the first comment, its 100 % correct. The second comment is what usually happens... distraction and ignorance of facts and truth. How many more proven events this person needs to recognize, that there is severe violence spread from islamist groups and on top it seems that the police is either afraid to do something against it or they are demonstrating to stay beside this regime, which slowly turns this country into their playgrounds of twisted ideology, which in the end is just greed for power dictating and controlling people in all aspects of life with 0 tolerance to any other way of thinking. And the only language they can speak is torture, violence and force, all nothing to do with islam and thousends of good and sincere moslems.
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Sabine
20-04-2013 04:00am
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an ugly face doesnt want to look at another ugly face
I cannot agree more with the first comment, its 100 % correct. The second comment is what usually happens... distraction and ignorance of facts and truth. How many more proven events this person needs to recognize, that there is severe violence spread from islamist groups and on top it seems that the police is either afraid to do something against it or they are demonstrating to stay beside this regime, which slowly turns this country into their playgrounds of twisted ideology, which in the end is just greed for power dictating and controlling people in all aspects of life with 0 tolerance to any other way of thinking. And the only language they can speak is torture, violence and force, all nothing to do with islam and thousends of good and sincere moslems.
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Sabine
20-04-2013 04:00am
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an ugly face doesnt want to look at another ugly face
I cannot agree more with the first comment, its 100 % correct. The second comment is what usually happens... distraction and ignorance of facts and truth. How many more proven events this person needs to recognize, that there is severe violence spread from islamist groups and on top it seems that the police is either afraid to do something against it or they are demonstrating to stay beside this regime, which slowly turns this country into their playgrounds of twisted ideology, which in the end is just greed for power dictating and controlling people in all aspects of life with 0 tolerance to any other way of thinking. And the only language they can speak is torture, violence and force, all nothing to do with islam and thousends of good and sincere moslems.
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Tammy
19-04-2013 10:07pm
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Way to go!
Well once again the islamists are making their religious beliefs look bad WORLD WIDE!! for the "Religion of Peace" they show total disrespect & oppression to women around the world & show nothing but violence & total disregard for human life...and then they wonder why people are losing respect for them & their religion..and its NOT MEDIA BIAS its the truth as it is...they do not need the media to make them look bad, they are doing it themselves..
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AG
19-04-2013 08:56pm
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There was nothing in this to indicate that it was the Islamists who were firing the weapons. There are no identifiers. What's more is we have to realize they were attacked by "unknown assalients" so who are these unknown thugs that want to protect the judiciary? Also I'd like to point out that at least the Islamists had the decency not to storm buildings and set them on fire.
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mojito
20-04-2013 04:40am
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the guy firing the weapon is carrying the black flag of shahada. sufficient proof?

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