Tharwat Muhammad Anwar Nafi’ (ثروت محمد انور نافع), a member of the dissolved Egyptian Upper house, the Shura Council, also attended the protest. In his fiery speech he argued that Israel and the US are behind the military coup and the turmoil in the Middle East.
Here’s an excerpt of his speech: “The Egyptian armed forces, designated to protect the people, are now carrying out massacres in Egypt under the auspices of Israel and USA. What happened in Egypt and what is happening in all Arab states is being done under the auspices of the Zionists and Americans to crack down on any possible democracy or any democratic thinking in the Middle East.”
The CBC told a different tale:
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