Tagged: protests

Hebron: Two men injured by live ammunition in Dura

Hebron – alquds.com – Two young men were shot and injured with live ammunition Saturday, during confrontations with occupation forces which erupted in the Hanina area of Dura, south of Hebron.

Several sources report that Red Crescent ambulances transferred the two men to hospital in Hebron for treatment. One suffered a bullet to the abdomen while the other was shot in the shoulder.

According to Palestinian Red Crescent crews stationed at the site of the confrontations, on-site treatment was also provided to a number of civilians injured by rubber-coated bullets, along with dozens of others suffering the effects of tear gas inhalation.


Translated by Conor Fagan

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‘Violent clashes in the city of Ma’an in south Jordan’, BBC Arabic (London), 25th April 2014

‘Violent clashes in the city of Ma’an in south Jordan’

Reports are coming in from Jordan of the renewal of violent clashes between security forces and a number of the residents of the city of Ma’an in the south of the country. Eyewitnesses say that clashes broke out in the Hijaziah and Shamiah districts in addition to the area around the security headquarters in the north of the city.

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‘Violent confrontations in Laayoune and Morocco considers UN report biased towards Polisario,’ Al-Quds Al-Arabi (London), 16 April 2014

Protesters and security forces clashed in the Western Saharan capital of Laayoune following peaceful protests by supporters of the Polisario Front who were calling for self-determination and the expansion of the UN mission in the disputed territory. This comes at a time when Morocco has been moving towards  oil extraction in the Atlantic off the coast of Western Sahara, and the UN seems to be moving to monitor human rights abuses through MINURSO. Continue reading

“Al-Dostor” reveals “American double standard” toward Egypt, Al-Dostor (Egypt), 30 November 2013

Egyptian newspaper “Al-Dostor” believes that the United States is showing a double standard with regards to its concerns over the new law banning demonstrations that are not previously approved by the interior ministry. In this analysis piece, the paper cites similar laws in the US and China that have not received the same global condemnation as Egypt’s new demonstration law.

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Egypt: Police disperse Islamist demonstrators and arrest dozens, Al-Quds (London), 6 December 2013

In the wake of a new law passed that bans protests without prior permission from Egypt’s interior ministry, dozens of demonstrators have been arrested in Cairo and other parts of the country. Demonstrations have continued in support of deposed Muslim Brotherhood president Mohammed Morsi, following his July 3rd ouster by the Egyptian military.

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Security forces blockade Al-Azhar University, Al-Wafd (Egypt), 18 November 2013

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Egyptian Central Security Forces blockaded the entrances to Al-Azhar University in Cairo this morning, cancelling lectures. Students associated with the Muslim Brotherhood are determined to strike from their studies.

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‘Demonstrations in front of the presidential palace protesting the death of two children in Nouakchott’, al-Watan (Mauritania), 25th September 2013

تظاهرات أمام القصر الرئاسي احتجاجا على وفاة طفلين بنواكشوط
الأربعاء, 25 سبتمبر 2013 13:23

Source [el-Watan]

Source [el-Watan]

تظاهرت مجموعة من نساء الحي 22 في دارالسلام المجاور للسجن المدني في دار النعيم أمام القصر الرئاسي يطالبون رئيس الجمهورية محمد ولد عبد العزيز بمد يد المساعدة لهم وتحقيق مطالبهم .

وطالبت المتظاهرات رئيس الجمهورية محمد ولد عبد العزيز بتحقيق مطالبهم المتمثلة في الماء الصالح للشرب وتوفير وسائل للنقل .وإنقاذهم من المياه التي طمرت حيهم مما أدى إلى وفاة طفلين نتيجة تماس كهرباء بفعل الأسلاك غير المؤمنة وقد اطلع مراسل الوطن على شهادة وفاة أحدهما

وقالت المتحدثة باسم المتظاهرات النينة بنت بيبه انهن تواجدن منذو الساعة السابعة صباحا أمام القصر الرئاسي مطالبين ’’رئيس الفقراء’’بالتدخل من أجل إنقاذ عائلاتهم من الوضعي المأساوي الذي يعيشون فيه

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Translation

Demonstrations in front of the presidential palace protesting the death of two children in Nouakchott 

13:23, Wednesday, 25th September 2013

A group of women from District 22 in Dar es-Salaam protested near a civilian prison in Dar al-N’aim in front of the Presidential Palace demanding the President of the Republic Muhammad Walid ‘Abd al-‘Aziz to lend a hand to help them achieve their demands.

The protesters demanded of the President of the Republic, Muhammad Walid ‘Adb al-‘Aziz achieve the demands, namely, providing pure drinking water, means of transport, and to rescue them from the water that engulfed their neighborhood which led to the death of two children as a result of contact with unsecured electric wires. This was confirmed by a correspondent who saw one of their death certificates.

an-Nina bint Bibahu, speaking in the name of the protesters, said she had been by the Palace since seven O’Clock that morning demanding the ‘President of the Poor’ intervene to save their families from the tragic situation in which they live.

Translated by Robert A Forster

Interior Minister to leadership and officers of central security: faced Brotherhood protesters with “strength and Resolve”, al-Masri al-Youm (Egypt), 29 August 2013

وزير الداخلية لقيادات وضباط الأمن المركزي: واجهوا مظاهرات الإخوان «بقوة وحسم»

الخميس 29 أغسطس 2013 12:57

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التقى اللواء محمد إبراهيم، وزير الداخلية، صباح الخميس، قيادات وضباط وأفراد ومجندي الأمن المركزي، حيث اصطفت تشكيلات من قوات الأمن المركزي في طابور عرض، واستعرض الوزير تجهيزات تلك التشكيلات ووقف على حجم التجهيزات والتسليح وما أُدخل عليها من أوجه تطوير تواكب متطلبات المرحلة.

وطالب «إبراهيم» بتوفير أقصى درجات الحماية بما يضمن سلامة القوات حال أدائها مهامها في تلك المرحلة الدقيقة، داعيا القوات والقيادات إلى الوقوف دقيقة حدادا على أرواح شهداء الشرطة.

عقب ذلك التقى وزير الداخلية قيادات وضباط الأمن المركزي واستعرض الوضع الراهن للوقوف على ملابساته ومستجداته والمهام الملقاة على عاتق قوات الأمن المركزي باعتبارهم إحدى الركائز المهمة في الدفاع عن استقرار الوطن في مواجهة المخاطر التي تهدده.

وشدد اللواء محمد إبراهيم على أهمية وعي القوات بالمشهد السياسي الحالي، وما تمليه الاعتبارات والشأن الداخلي المصري والعالمي من ضرورة الاستعداد بشتى السبل والإمكانيات لمجابهة مختلف التحديات الأمنية مع توقع استمرار التظاهرات والممارسات من قبل جماعة الإخوان المسلمين التي تنتهج العنف في محاولات لإثارة الفوضى، وأكد على مواجهتها بمنتهى الحزم والحسم وفقاً لما كفله القانون لرجال الشرطة.

وإختتم الوزير اللقاء بالإشادة بالدور والجهد الملموسين من قبل مؤسسات الإعلام الوطني في إبراز الجهود الأمنية لاستعادة الاستقرار والأمن للشارع المصري، وتوجيه رسالة لكل دول العالم بأن الشرطة المصرية ورجالها قادرون على العطاء والصمود أمام كل التحديات.

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Translation

Interior Minister to leadership and officers of central security: They faced Brotherhood protests with “strength and resolve”

Thursday 29 August 2013, 12:57

Major General Mohammad Ibrahim and the Minister of Interior met with leadership, officers and individual recruits of Central Security  on Thursday morning, where  Central Security Forces were lined in parade formation. The Minister reviewed the equipment that was displayed in the formation and he stood by the size of equipment and armament that entered in on the stage of development and kept pace with requirements.

Ibrahim demanded a greater level of protection provided for the safety of the troops in their  performance of functions in this delicate phase and calling on forces and leadership to observe a minute of silence for the souls of martyred police.

Following that, the Minister of Interior met leadership and officers of central security and reviewed the current situation, its circumstances and developments and the responsibility of tasks placed upon central security forces, one that they consider the most important being the defence of stability of the nation in the face of the danger that threatens her.

Major General Mohammed Ibrahim stressed the awareness of troops to observe the political situation and what is dictated considering Egypt’s and the World’s internal issues it is necessary to prepare various paths and mechanisms to confront the different security situations with the expectation of continuing protests and marches by the Muslim Brotherhood organization that supports violence in attempts to provoke anarchy. He confirmed that in the face of utmost determination and resolve according to what the law enshrines to police men.

The Minister closed with a speech to emphasize the role and significant efforts in national media to highlight the effort to restore security and stability and safety to Egypt’s streets, and spread a message to all countries of the world that Egyptian Police and the men in it are able to give and withstand.

In Pictures… Protesters burn doll of Morsi during a night protest against him in Sharqia, Al-Masri Al-Youm (Egypt), 30th June 2013

‎بالصور.. متظاهرون يحرقون دمية لمرسي خلال مظاهرات ليلية ضده بالشرقية

Source: Al-Masri al-Youm.  Morsi Doll Burns

Source: Al-Masri al-Youm.
A Morsi Doll Burns

نظّم مئات المتظاهرين في محافظة الشرقية، مساء الجمعة، مظاهرة ليلية ضد الرئيس محمد مرسي وجماعة الإخوان المسلمين.

رفع المتظاهرون لافتات كُتب عليها «الشعب يريد إسقاط النظام» وعبارات «ارحل»، كما قاموا بشنق دمية وضعوا عليها صورة الرئيس مرسي وحرقها

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Translation

In Pictures… Protesters burn doll of Morsi during a night protest against him in Sharqia

Hundreds of protestors organized an evening protest on Friday night against the President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim brotherhood.

The protests held banners with the slogans “the people want the downfall of the regime” and the phrase “leave”, whilst they hung a doll with a picture of Morsi and burned it.

See the original article with pictures here.

Tens of Protesters enter Sadat Metro Station demanding Morsi’s departure, Al-Masri Al-Youm (Egypt), 30th June 2013

‎العشرات يتظاهرون داخل محطة مترو السادات مطالبين برحيل مرسي

تجمع العشرات من المتظاهرين داخل محطة مترو  أنور السادات، رافعين أعلام مصر، مرددين هتافات «ارحل يا مرسي»، بالإضافة إلى تعليقهم كروت حمراء على صدروهم ومدون عليها كلمة «ارحل».

وتجمع المتظاهرون في محطة السادات، استعدادًا للمشاركة في مظاهرات 30 يوينو، وتسببت الهتافات في ذعر ركاب المترو، بعد أن ترددت إشاعة عن قطع قطارات المترو الخط الأول للمرج حلوان والعكس

Source: Al-Masri al-Youm

Source: Al-Masri al-Youm

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Translation

Tens of Protesters enter Sadat Metro Station demanding Morsi’s departure
al-Masri al-Youm, 30th June 2013

Tens of protesters gathered and entered the tunnels of Anwar Sadat Metro Station with banners raised and chanting the slogan “Leave Morsi!” In addition to this they hold red cards and their chests are emblazoned with the word “leave!”.

The protesters gathered in Sadat Station chanting and preparing to participate in the 30th June protests, furthermore, Metro passenger’s panicked after a rumor that the Helwan line would cut some services on the al-Marg-Helwan line.

Translated by Robert Forster.

Article available at al-Masri al-Youm.