Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Egypt erupts in violence

Daybreak in Tahrir square and all is quiet... But overnight, violence erupted at the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood. Demonstrators threw petrol bombs at the building after a day of protests to mark the one year anniversary of President Mohamed Mursi's inauguration. Protesters exchanged gunfire with guards inside the building. One man lay on the ground bleeding from an apparent gunshot wound. At least seven people were killed in the clashes and some 600 others wounded. Earlier in the day, hundreds of thousands of anti-Mursi demonstrators packed Tahrir Square and the streets surrounding the presidential palace in the biggest demonstrations since the 2011 uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak. The protesters want Mursi to step down - accusing his party of monopolising power and pushing Islamic law on citizens. But his supporters, who also gathered by the thousands not far from the anti-government demos, say Mursi was elected democratically and h

© DailyMotion -


Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of Tolerance.ca® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of Tolerance.ca®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of Tolerance.ca® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
Email:
Heading:
Message:
 
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of Tolerance.ca®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter