Middle East

  • Protesters hold up four fingers as they march in Maadi, southern Cairo, Sept. 20, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Protesters hold a poster of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi during a march in Maadi, southern Cairo, Sept. 20, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • A masked protester holds up four fingers as he marches in Maadi, southern Cairo, Sept. 20, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • A protester wears a hat with the image of a hand holding up four fingers, Maadi, southern Cairo, Sept. 20, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Protesters hold up four fingers as they march in Maadi, southern Cairo, Sept. 20, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Protesters march in Maadi, southern Cairo, Sept. 20, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Egyptian security forces are seen over the shoulders of protesters in Maadi, southern Cairo, Sept. 20, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)

Protests in Egypt

Published September 20, 2013

Protesters in Egypt hold up four fingers to represent the word fourth, which in Arabic is a homonym for Raba'a, the square where supporters of Mohamed Morsi and those opposed to his military ouster were dispersed in a violent crackdown last month.


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