Brotherhood students continue protests on campuses

Clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and opponents continued Tuesday on several university campuses.

At Cairo University, hundreds of students protested the death of Mohamed Reda, who was killed on Thursday, November 28, during a university protest. Many students raised the Rabea sign, a four-finger tribute to hundreds who died during the forced dispersal of a sit-in protesting the deposition of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi at Rabea al-Adaweya in August.

There were also clashes Tuesday between Muslim Brotherhood students and supporters of the Commander of the Armed Forces, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, at Ain Shams University, reported privately owned Al-Masry Al-Youm.

The clashes, according to the report, led to the demolishing of cars and assaults on journalists. Pro-Brotherhood protesters held signs that read, “The coup is terrorism”, and, “The people want the execution of the butcher,” referring to Sisi. Their opponents, meanwhile, chanted, “Down with the rule of the guide,” referring to the Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie.

Three students were injured in the clashes, according to Al-Masry Al-Youm, who also reported handmade bombs being thrown on campus by Brotherhood students.

State-run Al-Ahram reported demonstrations by Brotherhood students at Al-Azhar University Tuesday, where they blocked Mostafa Nahhas Street and raised the Rabea sign.

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