Egyptian Schools and Universities Erupt Against the Coup on First Day of Classes
|Monday, September 23,2013 16:06|
On Sunday, as Egypt’s educational establishments opened their doors to a new academic year, the country witnessed nationwide protests in schools and colleges, with noticeable presence of the army, and in some cases army officers delivering speeches to the students, a scene unprecedented in Egyptian history.
Below are details that document some of the day's events:
v Video: Expelling the mufti Ali Gomaa from Dar Al-Oloum college, Cairo University, during thesis defense of one student. In the video, students chant against the mufti because of his fatwa that permitted killing of non-violent anti-coup protesters prior to Rabaa massacre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xFD29w22H8
v Photos: Army soldiers occupy schools on the first day of classes. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.565532596845978.1073741993.103030616429514&type=1
v Army officer giving speech on the morning of the first day of classes at an Egyptian school, saying "we are the armed legitimacy"! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFJEEdlZ-T4
v Anti-coup protest vigil at the Arab Academy for Sciences in Alexandria; students protest against the arbitrary arrest of a fellow student. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.609718635771916.1073743449.103622369714881&type=1
v Mansoura University protests. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?
v Misr University for Science and Technology https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.609688725774907.1073743445.103622369714881&type=1
v School of Medicine, Ain Shams University https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6T_xlCLfJo&feature=share
v Beni Sweif University https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?
v Alexandria University https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr-SbMLRANM&feature=youtu.be
v High school students protest in Alexandria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vOAMPV62qo
v High school students protest in Damanhur. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIgdSVN9Flo
v Students protest in Zagazig. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.609645969112516.1073743441.103622369714881&type=1
v School replaces national anthem with song praising army on first day of classes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?=L3fx3VtbpKU
v School mates of Hala Abu-Shisha, high school student killed during anti-coup protest in July, carrying banners with her picture. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=609622479114865&set=a.280183138725469.58204.103622369714881&type=1&theater