- Posted September 13, 2013 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Protests in Egypt: Your experiences
Loyalty to Martyrs Blood -1-
Alexandria , Egypt
Protests under the name of " Loyalty to Martyrs Blood "
Protests covered the streets of Egypt after the national Alliance for Supporting Legitimacy invited Egyptians to participate in the protests .
In Alexandria police ,army and thugs attacked a protest by tear gas, shotguns and knifes a protester was killed by thugs after being stabbed 7 protesters were also injured .
protesters couldn't gather in the usual meeting point instead protests moved and gathered in a large march toward 45 street the protesters filled the street .
the march ended before the curfew that starts in 7 PM under the emergency law that the De facto government just renewed for another 2 months .
the curfew and emergency law was declared by the military authorities after the massacre of the 14th of august that killed according toe national Alliance for Supporting Legitimacy more than 2600 in Rabia sit in when army and police attacked the sit in with snipers ,armored vehicles equipped with with heave machine guns and thousand of heavily armed soldiers some snipers were in the roof of military building in the area others were in helicopters armed forces also attacked another sit in in Al-Nahda square they also attacked many marches across the country that day and the days that followed the total number of fatalities among anti-coup protesters since the 3Rd of July is more than 5000 according to the National Alliance for Supporting Legitimacy .
the protest comes in the first monthly memory , protesters raised slogans represent Rabia square the 4 fingers slogan represents the sit in as Rabia in Arabic means 4 .
protesters asked for the end of military coup ,justice and trials for all the individuals responsible for the massacres committed by police and army forces and they asked for the returning of president Morsi and the 2012 constitution .
after the protest security forces arrested many protesters in their way home including 4 girls the National Alliance for Supporting Legitimacy denounced the killing and arresting of protesters .