24 Jul '11, 7am

Activists March Against Military, Fear Postponement of Mubarak's Trial | Care2 Causes

Activists March Against Military, Fear Postponement of Mubarak's Trial | Care2 Causes

More than 231 people have been injured when armed men clashed with pro-reform citizens marching from Tahrir Square where they have been staging a sit-in since earlier this month, says Al Jazeera . Thousands of peaceful protesters calling for the downfall of the regime — of the military council, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), that has been in power since Hosni Mubarak’s ouster on February 11– were marching to Egypt’s Ministry of Defense in Cairo when men attacked them with knives, sticks, stones and Molotov cocktails. Protesters flung stones ripped from the pavement back at their attackers. While the military had been present on the streets just prior to the attacks, they did not intervene aside from firing into the air and using tear gas. The military had erected barbed-wire barricades to keep protesters from reaching the Defense Ministry. According to the...

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