Egypt Cracks Down on Protests

A day after an unparalleled display of public rage at Egypt’s government and full-throated cries for the ouster of its longtime president, the country’s security forces made their own potent presence felt on the angry streets.

Security forces turned water cannons and tear gas on protesters in the early hours of Wednesday morning to try to break up unprecedented anti-government demonstrations as the Interior Ministry warned it “will not allow any provocative movement or a protest or rallies or demonstrations.”

A day after huge protests, Egyptian security clamps down –


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