Egypt clashes leave 278 dead

in 2013, Boston Herald, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Egypt, Farouk El-Baz, Newsmakers
August 15th, 2013

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Farouk El-Baz, College of Arts & Sciences

Muslim protesters in Egypt felt the full weight of a military backlash yesterday, as armored vehicles and air power were used to break up sit-ins by supporters of ousted President 
Mohammed Morsi, leaving at least 278 people dead and thousands injured, government officials said…

Expert quote:

“We all know they can enforce the law, but to solve this problem without bloodshed would have been much better. They should leave them be and let things improve in the country, then they would leave on their own, one by one, and the problem would melt away.”

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