Egyptian pro-democracy fight continues

This Associated Press video says about itself:

Anti el-Sissi protest near Egypt‘s Tahrir Square

(20 September 2019) Dozens of Egyptian protesters on Friday demanded President Abdel-Fatah El-Sissi step down.

The demonstrators gathered in Abdul Munim Riad square in the capital Cairo.

Police were present and armed vehicles were patrolling the area.

Videos posted by a self-exiled businessman recently claimed large-scale corruption by the military and government …

Egypt outlawed all unauthorised protests in 2013.

That’s when el-Sissi, as defence minister, led the military’s overthrow of an elected but divisive Islamist president amid mass protests against his brief rule.

The government crackdown that followed has rolled back the freedoms won in the 2011 pro-democracy uprising.

Tens of thousands of Egyptians have been arrested since 2013, and many fled the country.

Egyptian workers and youth mounted mass protests in cities across Egypt yesterday, after a new wave of strikes swept the country in recent days: here.

Thousands of protesting public school teachers in Egypt threaten to strike ahead of back-to-school: here.

Trade unionists in Britain and across the world have called on Egypt’s Prime Minister Essam Sharaf to tear up his country’s repressive labour laws and give Egyptian workers a real voice through independent and democratic trade unions: here.

Egypt video shows interior ministry shot protesters: here.

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