- Posted March 5, 2013 by
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Protests in Egypt: Your experiences
Nationwide Unrest in Egypt
Egypt has been gripped by nationwide unrest "blue arrows indicate unrest", with protesters taking to the streets to denounce Morsi, Muslims Brotherhood president, for failing to address political and economic concerns of the Egyptians.
Civil disobedience in Port Said continues for day 17, HQ of police station was burned to ground and protesters closed office in the province, a court building, the Customs Department, all the schools, the Chamber of Commerce, and cut off a number of important ways, and continued closure of the port, Unknown assassins dressed like security forces carrying assault rifles “probably Muslims Brotherhood militia and Hamas” started shooting protesters and the Army where three policemen were killed and an Army officer was wounded. Civil disobedience spread all across many major cities including Alexandria, Suez, Ismailia, El Mansoura, El Mahala, and Cairo. The unrest was fuelled by the lack of basic materials, especially the bread, gas and fuel. While Egypt is on fire Morsi and his thugs announced parliamentary election date, all they care about is to grab more power, National Salvation Front (NSF) announced boycotting the upcoming parliamentary election.