Middle East

  • Women and police dodge tear gas during a protest at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Female students watch a protest against the Egyptian government and media at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Female Islamist students throw projectiles at police during a protest at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • People walk through a cloud of tear gas during protests at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Female Islamist students burn debris during a protest at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Water cannon are fired on female Islamist students during a protest at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Women react to tear gas during a protest at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Female Islamist students speak to police during a protest at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • An injured man is helped during a protest at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)
  • Men throw rocks at police during a protest at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Dec. 11, 2013. (Hamada Elrasam for VOA)

Protests in Cairo

Published December 11, 2013

Hundreds of female Islamist students protested the Interior Ministry and Egyptian media at Al-Azhar University in Cairo.


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