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August 15, 2013
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood vows to bring down 'military coup'
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The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt Thursday vowed to bring down the “military coup” that toppled former President Mohammed Mursi and said it remained committed to peaceful activism after a deadly crackdown to disperse sit-ins by protesters calling for the re-installment of the Islamist leader.

“We will always be non-violent and peaceful. We remain strong, defiant and resolved,” Agence France-Presse quoted the Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Gehad al-Haddad as saying on his Twitter feed.

He added: “We will push [forward] until we bring down this military coup.”

The Muslim Brotherhood called for a march in Cairo on Thursday. The Islamist movement said the planned march would set off from the al-Iman mosque in the capital “to protest the death of their relatives,” AFP reported.

At least 525 people were killed in Egypt on Wednesday, including 202 protesters in Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in Cairo, a health ministry official told AFP.

The senior health ministry official Khaled al-Khatib told AFP that 43 policemen had also been killed.

Meanwhile on Thursday, security forces struggled to deter insecurity in Egypt after the military-installed government declared a month-long state of emergency.
08/15/13 8:12 AM
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