Jun 29

Egyptian police clash with protesters

Egyptian security forces have clashed with protesters demanding the execution of the country’s former interior minister, injuring several people.

Demonstrators throw a tear gas grenade during clashes with the Egyptian security in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, early Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

Clashes erupted late Tuesday near the prominent Liberation Square in the capital Cairo, as government forces fired tear gas to disperse protesters, AFP reported.

Families of Egyptians killed during the country’s historic revolution have started an open-ended sit-in in front of the country’s state TV building, calling on the interim government to bring murderers of their family members to justice.

The protesters have been angered by the delays in the trial of Habib al-Adly, the former interior minister. Adly and several other officials are still being tried on charges of ordering the killing of protesters.


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