Al-Masry Club

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 26th, 2013
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At least 16 are killed in Port Said after 21 defendants are sentenced to death over clashes between rival fans last year Egyptian fans of Al Masry football club protest outside the Port Said prison against the death sentences of the 21 men held inside. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images At least 16 people ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 6th, 2012
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Simon Allison Al Ahly are very bitter because no justice has been done after scores of their number were killed in the worst incident of violence inside a stadium since Roman gladiators massacred slaves in arenas. You might think this story is about football. It has all the right ingredients: players...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 16th, 2012
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Cairo – Angry Egyptian soccer fans protested at the general prosecutor’s office on Wednesday in Cairo, demanding that authorities bring to court those responsible for soccer violence that left 74 people dead. Fans and activists said they would take matters into their own hands unless just...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 13th, 2012
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Cairo – An Egyptian parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of 74 people in a soccer stadium disaster has found both fans and lax security to blame for the worst incident of its kind in the country’s history, the legislator leading it said on Sunday. The preliminary findings of the inquiry ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Feb 6th, 2012
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Cairo – One protester was killed on Monday in clashes with police outside Cairo’s security headquarters in the wake of deadly football violence and amid calls by activists for civil disobedience in Egypt. The latest death, announced by the health ministry, brings the toll to 13 since the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Feb 6th, 2012
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Cairo – Protesters and police clashed again overnight outside Cairo’s security headquarters in the wake of deadly football violence and amid calls by activists for civil disobedience in Egypt. Police fired birdshot at demonstrators in roads leading to the interior ministry, the scene of d...
By IndepthAfrica
In Conflict/Tragedy
Feb 5th, 2012
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Egyptian protesters have clashed with police in the capital Cairo for a fourth straight day. The protesters are demanding an accelerated presidential election and early handover of power from the ruling military council to a civilian government. Hundreds of riot police guarding Egypt’s interior...
By IndepthAfrica
In Conflict/Tragedy
Feb 4th, 2012
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The number of people killed in clashes with Egyptian security forces in the wake of a deadly soccer riot rose to 11 on Saturday, according to a field doctor and a security official, as demonstrators in Cairo kept up their calls for an end to military rule and retribution for those killed in the socce...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Feb 3rd, 2012
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DUBLIN, Ireland, February 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Eamon Gilmore T.D., delivered the following statement today on the deaths yesterday in Port Said, Egypt. “I condemn unreservedly the appalling violence which occurr...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Feb 3rd, 2012
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NEW YORK, February 3, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General is saddened by the death of more than 74 people and the injury of hundreds of others following the outbreak of ...