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  • Thursday ,01 May 2014
العربية

120 policemen charged with 'protest law', dismissed from working at airport

By-Almasry Alyoum

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00:05

Thursday ,01 May 2014

120 policemen charged with 'protest law', dismissed from working at airport

A security source said Cairo Airport security applied the protest law to 120 policemen and dismissed them for participating in a strike. 

They also ordered the arrest of six others involved in the event.
 
Abdel Hamid Darwish, the leader of the strike, was arrested on Tuesday.
 
The policemen went on strike when a colleague of theirs was dismissed for allegedly harassing a foreign tourist last Friday. 
 
He was also allegedly found carrying narcotics.
 
The strike's spokesperson said the charges are false and assured that the strike was peaceful.