Clashes Outside Egypt's Presidential Palace



Publisher:
Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
4 December 2012
Tags:
Egypt, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Governance

Egyptian police have fired tear gas at opposition protesters demonstrating against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's drive to hold a snap referendum on a controversial draft charter, as the country plunges deeper into crisis. Live television footage showed that some protesters broke through police lines and got too close to the presidential palace. Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports.




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