From protest to mayhem in Cairo

05.11.2013                      02.Kislew.5774

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From protest to mayhem in Cairo

Residents of central Cairo are all too used to noisy, often violent demonstrations but Monday was a bit different: their former president was on trial.

It’s amazing how quickly a peaceful protest can descend into mayhem. One moment the supporters of Mohamed Morsi, assembled outside the High Court in downtown Cairo, were loudly demanding their deposed leader’s return, the next they were exchanging blows with pro-military youths….