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Police burn protest tents to clear (Occupy) Cairo's Tahrir (only 11 killed)
KMPH ^ | 11/20/11 | MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB

Posted on 11/20/2011 3:42:24 PM PST by Libloather

Police burn protest tents to clear Cairo's Tahrir
By MAGGIE MICHAEL and SARAH EL DEEB
Associated Press
Updated: Nov 20, 2011 4:19 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian soldiers and police set fire to protest tents in Cairo's Tahrir Square and fired tear gas and rubber bullets in a major assault Sunday to drive out thousands demanding that the military rulers quickly transfer power to a civilian government. At least 11 protesters were killed and hundreds were injured.

It was the second day of clashes marking a sharp escalation of tensions on Egypt's streets a week before the first elections since the ouster of longtime authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak in February. The military took over the country, promising a swift transition to civilian rule. But the pro-democracy protesters who led the uprising have grown increasingly angry with the ruling generals, and suspect they are trying to cling to power even after an elected parliament is seated and a new president is voted in.

Street battles continued throughout the day and long into the night, spreading to side streets and sending a wave of injuries to makeshift clinics on the streets.

(Excerpt) Read more at kmph-kfre.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cairo; occupy; occupywallstreet; protest; tents
Burning would get rid of disease as well - no?
1 posted on 11/20/2011 3:42:27 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

This is how you handle protestors.


2 posted on 11/20/2011 3:43:21 PM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: Libloather

American police, take notice.


3 posted on 11/20/2011 3:44:05 PM PST by toddausauras
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To: toddausauras

That’s what cops around the world should be doing. Take all the Occupy commies stupid tents, weapons, communist literature and assorted paraphenalia and burn them.


4 posted on 11/20/2011 3:45:17 PM PST by bigdirty
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To: Libloather
If you are a retarded liberal media flunkie, "This is what democracy looks like~"

Arab Spring. Right.

5 posted on 11/20/2011 3:47:53 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Libloather
only 11 killed

Note to Occupy/Democratic Reform protesters: Be aware that you are Useful Idiots that are no longer useful, we have now consolidated power.

Signed, The Muslim Brotherhood.

6 posted on 11/20/2011 3:48:01 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: toddausauras
American police, take notice.

Better yet, American OWS take notice.

7 posted on 11/20/2011 3:48:42 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The very idea of a community organizer is to stir up a mob for some political purpose." Ann Coulter)
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To: Libloather

According to the state run MSM, getting pepper sprayed is a LOT worse than getting killed. Pepper spray is “torture”.


8 posted on 11/20/2011 3:49:23 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Stop BIG Government Greed Now!!!!)
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9 posted on 11/20/2011 3:50:36 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Libloather

This is the correct way to deal with occutards. They are a health hazard and bring fleas, lice, scabies and filth wherever they go. Burning out their lair is the best way to handle things.


10 posted on 11/20/2011 3:51:14 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: Navy Patriot
Note to Occupy/Democratic Reform protesters: Be aware that you are Useful Idiots that are no longer useful, we have now consolidated power.

That's exactly what happens each and every single time.
11 posted on 11/20/2011 3:51:54 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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What this article frames as a conflict between the Army and pro-democracy Egyptians is actually a conflict between the Army and the Muslim Brotherhood. Arab Spring in Egypt will likely lead to military domination, probably better for us than Islamist domination. But given our governments "support" for Mubarak, I'll doubt they'll trust us as far as they can spit, though they'll cash our checks. Maybe another Pakistan.

12 posted on 11/20/2011 3:56:41 PM PST by SJackson (Haven't changed the environment, just take a bath. Eat a piece of chocolate. You need one. Michelle)
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To: cripplecreek
That's exactly what happens each and every single time.

Excellent, an absolute truth of socialism/communism and Islam.

13 posted on 11/20/2011 3:57:02 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: Libloather

Did Egypt already have their “Arab Spring”? I thought that all the uprisings were so popular with the people and now things were jim dandy./SAR


14 posted on 11/20/2011 3:58:21 PM PST by calex59
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To: Libloather
Police burn protest tents to clear (Occupy) Cairo's Tahrir (only 11 killed)

They could have been more effective if they used flame throwers.

15 posted on 11/20/2011 3:59:58 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: Paleo Conservative

Do you think many tourists are witnessing this “arab spring” occurring in Egypt? I wonder how that’s effecting their economy and future prospects? It is a shame.


16 posted on 11/20/2011 4:06:46 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: bigdirty

We waged war on commies in Korea, Vietnam and other places in the world but we grant them constitutional protection at home.


17 posted on 11/20/2011 4:11:46 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: bigdirty

“Take all the Occupy commies stupid tents, weapons, communist literature and assorted paraphanalia and burn them.”

Better yet, Take all the OCCUPY COMMIES, stupid tents, weapons, communist literature and assorted paraphanalia and burn them.

We would have MUCH better (PERMANENT!) results if there was a COMMA AFTER COMMIES! LOL


18 posted on 11/20/2011 4:27:25 PM PST by outhousepatrol
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To: Libloather

Proof, once again that, as Zero told us, Mubarak is causing all this trouble.

What?

He is?

OH.

Never mind.


19 posted on 11/20/2011 5:01:17 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: SJackson
The fact is that Mubarak was a General. And his problem was that he lost the support of the rest of the military, not that he was opposed to military. They understand these things.

What they will scratch their heads about is why we are supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, who has sworn enmity against us.

20 posted on 11/20/2011 5:25:56 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Libloather
Lotsa Flied Lice on the menu.
21 posted on 11/20/2011 6:17:14 PM PST by Happy Rain ( "Many of the most useful idiots of the Left are on the Right.")
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