Egyptians in Khartoum protest trial of deposed President Morsi

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Khartoum, Sudan – Hundreds of Egyptians resident in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, have protested against the trial of the deposed Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi, which started in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, describing the government of General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi as bloody and fascist.

A PANA Correspondent reported that the protesters, who gathered in front of the Egyptian embassy in Khartoum, were mostly young women, men and children.

Quoting eyewitnesses, PANA reported that the protesters carried placards, some of which read “no for the military coup”. They also distributed leaflets denouncing “this bloody and fascist coup”.

They called called on the international community to support Egyptians in their demand for the restoration of legitimacy in Egypt.

The leaflets said the demands included the reinstatement of deposed President Morsi, the elected parliament and the return of the constitution.

Sudanese riot control police officers, who were busy guarding the embassy, did not try to disperse the peaceful march.