day of rage

day of rage

Supporters of ousted president Morsi wage violence on 1-yr. anniv.

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A "day of rage" was declared by the Muslim Brotherhood, sparking bomb blasts and clashes in Egypt... on the one-year-mark since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Morsi was Egypt's first elected leader, ousted by the military - led by sitting leader and former army chief, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi - following large-scale protests.// Meanwhile, Amnesty International has described Egypt's human rights situation in the past year has been quote-"failing at every level". It said at least 16-thousand people were detained to silence opposition. Many suffered "harrowing incidents of torture and deaths in police custody". At least 80 died while in custody.