Al-Masry

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
In Article
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 1st, 2012
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Cairo – Egyptian state TV has raised the death toll to 73 after fans of rival soccer teams rushed the field, hurling stones and sticks at each other and sparking a stampede. State TV cited the health ministry and says 1 000 other people were injured in Wednesday’s melee. A medical officia...