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August 18, 2013 10:18 am

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Calls for Fresh Protests, Country Braces for More Unrest

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A funeral for a Muslim Brotherhood leader in Egypt. Photo: Screenshot.

Guardian – Egypt braced for further unrest on Sunday after the Muslim Brotherhood called for fresh marches in Cairo and the military-backed government signalled a continuing crackdown and a defiant campaign to rebuff mounting international criticism of the killing of hundreds of Islamists over the last week.

Armoured vehicles were deployed around the presidential palace and constitutional court after the Brotherhood said its protests against the overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi would go on despite the bloodshed.

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