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  • Thursday ,19 December 2013
العربية

Azhar students suspended over protests against police

By Aswat Masriya

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:12

Thursday ,19 December 2013

Azhar students suspended over protests against police
At least 13 students "who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood" were suspended from Azhar University on Wednesday.At least 13 students "who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood" were suspended from Azhar University on Wednesday.
 
They are not allowed to take exams or enter college for chanting against the army, police and the dean of their faculty.
 
A disciplinary council of Azhar University's faculty of Islamic Studies in Kafr al-Shaikh governorate issued the decision on accusations that the students participated in riots and vandalism on campus during a protest they had staged earlier.
 
The suspended students belong to the Student Union and include its head. 
 
A faculty member will also stand investigation for inciting the students to protest. 
 
Several Egyptian universities have been seeing recurring protests by supporters of the Brotherhood against the military's ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, which followed mass protests against his rule. 
 
The authorities have allowed security forces on campus to control riots earlier this year.