Egypt prosecutor releases another 22 students

Monday 03-03-2014 06:07 PM
Egypt prosecutor releases another 22 students

Al-Azhar University students, members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, set fires during clashes inside the university, in Cairo December 9, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany


CAIRO, March 3 (Aswat Masriya) Egypt’s prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat ordered on Monday the release of 22 students, who were detained over clashes with security forces, in concern for their educational future and social conditions.

The detained were accused of committing violence, thuggery and vandalism in different neighborhoods in Giza.

Fifty-three other students were also ordered released earlier on Monday due to the same reasons.

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