Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

25 January 2013

Egypt: Protesters Break Into Suez City Council, Declare Sit-in

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A number of protesters on Friday broke into the Suez city council and declared a sit-in amid ongoing clashes with security forces surrounding the building.

The city council has been siezed, So'oud Amr, spokesman of the Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions (EFITU) said.

The sit-in protesters announced their solidarity with the demands of demonstrators everywhere in the country, Amr stated.

Protesters inside the building demanded sacking the governor Major General Samir Aglan and said he "will be denied entry".

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