Human chains across Egypt to break coup

Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi organized rallies and human chains nationwide on Thursday as part of the "Break Coup Week"

Human chains across Egypt to break coup
World Bulletin / News Desk

Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi organized rallies and human chains nationwide on Thursday as part of the "Break Coup Week".

In the Cairo district of Hilwan, Morsi supporters organized a protest to denounce what they described as "the military coup."

The powerful army ousted Morsi, the country's first democratically-elected president, on July 3 following mass protests against his regime.

The unconstitutional change of government is described by supporters of the Islamist president as a "military coup," while his opponents describe it as a military-back uprising.

The Hilwan protesters chanted slogans against police and Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim.

In Giza province, Morsi supports organized a march and a human chain in Al-Haram neighborhood, with chants such as "coup is terror."

They carried pictures of fellow protesters killed when security forces violently dispersed two major protest camps by Morsi supporters in Cairo's Rabaa al-Adawiya and Giza's Nahda squares on July 14.

Members of the Shooting Club in the upscale Dokki neighborhood of Giza organized a human chain around the specious sporting and social club.

In the 6 of October City, Morsi supporters marched through the streets chanting slogans against army chief Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi.

Morsi supporters also organized various activies in the two Suez Canal cities of Ismailia and Suez.

They criticized the "military coup" and decried a security crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and its allies.

In the northern coastal city of Alexandria, Morsi supporters organized a human chain in the western Burg al-Arab city.

They carried pictures of Rabaa and Nahda victims.

In Fayyoum province, the "Students Against Coup" organized a rally that moved from one neighborhood to another to denounce "the military coup" and the killing of armless protesters.

In Beni Soueif, Morsi supporters staged a mass rally with the participation of traders and taxi drivers protesting the ramifications of a nighttime curfew imposed by the army from 7pm until 6am.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 23 Ağustos 2013, 09:31
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