Brotherhood marches on first anniversary of Morsy’s ouster

The Brotherhood-led National Alliance to Support Legitimacy called for 35 marches to Tahrir Square after the evening prayers on Thursday, the first anniversary of President Mohamed Morsy’s ouster.
Large numbers of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have already arrived to Cairo over the weekend to join the marches, which would start from Giza, Nasr City, Ain Shams, Helwan, Dokki and Shoubra.
The group also ordered its supporters to besiege government installations, block roads and organize human chains before iftar.
“We will not go home before performing the Taraweeh prayers in Tahrir Square,” said Ahmed Abdel Rahman from the Brotherhood youths. “This is a big challenge to us.”
“The intransigence of the regime will only create more enemies and accelerate its departure,” he added.
He said they would raise new slogans to denounce failures in certain services, such as the continuous power outages, and demand the release of detainees and the trial of sexual harassers inside prisons.
Hussein Abdel Rahman, founder of the Brothers without Violence Movement, said the Brotherhood is well aware that many martyrs would fall yet it insists on dumping them in a lost battle for its own interests.
“They consider it a battle of life and death,” he said, warning of acts of violence on that day in all Cairo, and calling on the youth to stay peaceful in order to protect themselves and the security of the country. 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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