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Hundreds in Chicago Rally Against Egyptian Coup

Monday, 08 Jul 2013 01:05 PM

By Melanie Batley

A video has emerged of hundreds of demonstrators who took to the streets of Chicago Sunday outside the Egyptian Consulate to protest the overthrow of Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president.

Morsi was jailed on July 3 when the military seized power and installed an interim government. His election last year followed the Arab Spring of 2011 that ended the longtime authoritarian rule of Hosni Mubarak.







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