Pro-SCAF protesters continue sit-in, block traffic

Supporters of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq continued their sit-in before the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier in Nasr City on Sunday.

The sit-in started on Friday following a demonstration that expressed recognition of the supplementary constitutional declaration issued by the SCAF on 17 June.

Policemen diverted traffic to bypass the area as protesters blocked the road.

Protesters said they will not end their sit-in until their demands are fulfilled.

They called for a civil constitution, a law to ensure that all social groups will be represented in the People’s Assembly, and judicial independence. They also demanded that the majority of parliamentary seats not be controlled by one faction and that the public prosecutor consider all suspects innocent until proven guilty in court, especially with regard to complaints filed against Shafiq.

Edited translation from MENA

Related Articles

Back to top button