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Egyptian Police Fire Water Cannon on Protesters

Egyptian police fired teargas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of protesters in Cairo on Tuesday after they defied a new law that restricts demonstrations. Protesters gathered to commemorate the death of a liberal activist killed in clashes with police two years ago, challenging the new legislation passed on Sunday that bans protests without police approval. Hundreds assembled at the Press Syndicate and parliament, both in central Cairo. “Down, down with military rule,” they...

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