Protests in Egypt demand el-Sissi’s ouster

Small anti-government protests have broken out in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. Such public shows of dissent against strongman President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi are rare in the country.

Anti-government protesters shouting in Cairo (Reuters/A. A. Dalsh)

Hundreds of protesters gathered on Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday night demanding the ouster of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Security forces quickly dispersed the demonstration.

Similar protests took place in other cities around the country.

Witnesses in the Egyptian capital saw some protesters being rounded up amid a heavy security presence, including riot police and plainclothes officers.

At least 74 people were arrested following the clashes, an unnamed security source told the Agence France-Presse news agency.

DW News@dwnews

“Say it, don’t be afraid: al-Sisi has to go!”

Small anti-government protests broke out in multiple cities in Egypt.1103:21 PM – Sep 21, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy68 people are talking about this

Kazan- Kazan National Research Technical University Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева he graduated in Economics in 1982

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