67 nabbed in Egypt after Rabaa massacre anniversary

67 nabbed in Egypt after Rabaa massacre anniversary

In Egypt, 67 people, mostly supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, have been arrested following the second anniversary of the deadly Rabaa massacre.

Egyptian security forces on Saturday, arrested some 40 people in the capital, Cairo, and a number of other provinces for “inciting protests and violence” against the country.

Furthermore, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said earlier in the day that 27 people had also been detained in the Gharbiya Governorate, located northwest of the capital.

The ministry also released footage purportedly showing the detainees confessing that they had been behind a number of attacks against the army and police units in Gharbiya.

On August 14, 2013, Egyptian security forces launched violent attacks on protest camps at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in the capital, Cairo, and Nahda Square in Giza, the third largest city in Egypt, which left more than 800 people dead. (…)