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What Houston Demonstrators Want The Egyptian Consulate To Know
by Agatha Brandfield-Harvey and Ed Maybery
A rally underway in front of the Egyptian Consulate on Westheimer was staged this afternoon to protest the killing of civilians in Cairo. It's organized by the Houston chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America and the Muslim American Society, Houston office.
The group is of about 50 demonstrators chanting, "We are civilians. We have rights!"
One protester Naeem Baig says, "We're gathered here today to stand with the pro-democracy protesters in Egypt and also to send a message to the consulate here that the Muslim-American community is against all the atrocities that are happening in Egypt — all the killing and brutal murder of people that is happening in Egypt."
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