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Military police attack cabinet sit-in
Published in Almasry Alyoum on 16 - 12 - 2011

Tens of protesters were injured when military police and army forces attacked the cabinet sit-in on early Friday.
According to witnesses, some forces threw stones at protesters and directed water hoses at them from atop of the nearby parliament building. Several cars were put on fire in the surrounding streets.
Protesters blocked the main Qasr al-Aini street with steel barracks and symbolic coffins.
Protesters in the sit-in say that the clashes started after the kidnapping of one of their fellows, Aboudi Ibrahim, at night. Ibrahim was reportedly arrested by police, beaten and electrocuted, shortly before he was released. He was transferred to the nearby Qasr al-Aini hospital.
As the clashes escalated, protesters sung anti-military and anti-police chants, known to be primarily sung by football ultras.
Some 200 protesters have continued to sleep outside the cabinet building in opposition to the appointment of the cabinet of Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri. The sit-in started on 24 November, the day when the military council nominated Ganzouri prime minister. Ganzouri had served as prime minister under the toppled regime of Hosni Mubarak.
The sit-in followed week-long clashes between security forces and protesters in the Mohamed Mahmoud Street, off Tahrir Square, which left 45 people dead and scores injured.
Translated from Al-Masry Al-Youm


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