Clashes in students’ protests in Egypt
Al-Azhar University Clashes - YOUM7/Saied Rabie

CAIRO: Clashes erupted Tuesday between pro-Muslim Brotherhood students and police in Abdel Aziz el-Shenawy, near Al-Azhar University, Youm7 reported.

Students blocked the road after exiting the university gates, and security forces tried to reopen the street to restore traffic to its normal condition.

Also police fired tear gas after other groups of students threw rocks and fireworks on security forces near the Faculty of Engineering in Nasr City.

 A group of female students demonstrated with drums inside Al-Azhar University’s Faculty of Medicine.

They were denouncing the exams schedule and wrote offensive phrases against the police and army on the walls of the faculty building.

 Verbal arguments broke out between students and security forces after they objected to the student protests inside classrooms.

 Dozens of Faculty of Law students at Cairo University organized a protest to denounce the early schedule of exams, calling for them to be delayed by the administration.

 At Ain Shams University, students organized a march inside the campus and a group of them closed the main gates, using iron and wood barricades.

 In Minya, police fired tear gas on a student march after they exited the main gate of the university.

 Additional reporting by Ismail Refaat, Nada Selim, Wael Rabeei and Hassan Abdel Ghafar.

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