July 21 - Thousands of female supporters of ousted Islamist President Mursi march on Egypt's defense ministry after three women were killed Friday. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The sound of angry women in Egypt. Thousands of female supporters of ousted President Mohamed Mursi march on Egypt's defense ministry Sunday. They came to protest against the recent killing of three women in clashes in the Nile Delta. They chant against the head of Egypt's Armed Forces, General Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi. Al-Sisi ousted Mursi on July 3, following mass protests against him and his Muslim Brotherhood. At least 99 people have died in violence since Mursi's removal by the army on July 3, (SOUNDBITE)(Arabic) WOMEN PROTESTER, SAYING: "I want to just say one thing - we are the ones who will free Egypt. These dogs who are standing in the face of Egyptian women with armored vehicles, what would they do to men,When they confront women with armored vehicles, and families, peaceful people, old people, who have children with them? So what would you do to men who stand in front of you al-Sisi?" Mursi's Muslim Brotherhood has branded Mursi's ousting as a military coup. They say they will not enter into any talks with opponents until Mursi is restored to power.