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EGYPT: 130 anti-Sisi protesters arrested as demonstrations rise

EGYPT: 130 anti-Sisi protesters arrested as demonstrations rise

The rising cost of living and poor economic conditions have forced scores of Egyptians to storm the streets in protests of dwindling living circumstances across the country.

No less than 130 protesters were arrested following the rise in protests in the capital of Cairo, where riot police had been deployed to quell anticipated riots.

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Police also quickly scattered several dozen protesters who assembled in the port city of Suez, according to media reports.

There had been calls on social media by a group calling itself the Movement of the Poor for protests against rising prices and President Abdel Fattah el – Sisi.

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