Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt: Port Said Marches Demand Toppling President Mursi

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Government supporters clash with protesters (file photo).

Thousands of protesters accompanied by Ultras Masrawy and Green Eagles (fans of al-Masry football club) on Friday participated in marches in Port Said on the second anniversary of the January 2011 uprising.

Protesters marched through several streets and squares in the city denouncing the policies of President Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood, an eyewitness told Aswat Masriya.

Their chants demanded toppling the president, the government, and what they called "the rule of the brotherhood's Guide".

Families of defendants in the Port Said football tragedy are also taking part in the demonstration.

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