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SCUFFLE Egyptian Protesters Clash Khaled Desouki / AFP

Egyptian Protesters Clash

An altercation broke out at a rally in Egypt on Friday between two groups within the several hundred protesters after one faction began chanting perceived insults against new Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The protest was organized to demand more action from the fledging leader after his first 100 days in office. Specifically, activists were calling for more diversity on the panel writing Egypt’s new constitution, which they say is stacked with Islamists and members of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood. Brotherhood members were in the square protesting the acquittals of 24 loyalists of former president Hosni Mubarak on manslaughter and attempted-murder charges.

October 12, 2012 11:57 AM