28 January 2013

Egypt: Protesters Form Human Shield to Protect Semiramis Hotel

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed alarm at the spreading violence and increasing death toll in Egypt. Navi Pillay ... ( Resource: Egypt Violence Worries UN )

Protesters in Tahrir Square formed on Monday a human shield around the Semiramis Hotel to protect it, an eyewitness told Aswat Masriya.

Scuffles erupted between protesters and security forces in downtown Cairo, resulting in the injury of dozens, and torching an armored vehicle that belonged to the security forces.

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