The Awamiya area in Luxor in southern Egypt witnessed violent clashes tonight between security forces and protesters angry at the killing of a village youth by the security forces.
According to local sources and activists, special police forces killed Awais al-Rawi during the raids that took place at dawn on Wednesday, when he expressed his objection to the police arresting his brother.
The sources added that the officer shot the narrator in the head and killed him, after which the village turned into a military barracks, where large numbers of troops and armored vehicles arrived in an attempt to counter the anger of the people.
the guy #Issa_Rawi The martyr of a village #Awamiah in a #the shortest
A criminal police officer unjustly killed him in front of his father in his home because he responded to the slap of the officer who slapped his father in front of him
Gangs fired by # Sisi They did not understand the police function and the meaning of security, so they turned to humiliate the people to perpetuate tyranny, tyranny and corruption
Adequacy#Egypt#Sisi leave pic.twitter.com/VvklKYeO2e
Osama Rushdi (@OsamaRushdi) September 30, 2020
After killing the martyr #Ewais_Rawi In Awamiya #the shortest The police forces opened fire and tear gas canisters at the funeral and the mourners, because he who does not know the sanctity of the neighborhood will not stop at the sanctity of the dead! #Collect_fury_the other It must be subordinate par excellence. pic.twitter.com/bjmQrLq9u1
– Dr. Mohamed alsogheer (@drassagheer) September 30, 2020
– Moataz Matar (@moatazmatar) September 30, 2020
These events come after a full week of demonstrations in the regions several In Egypt, in protest against the deterioration of the standard of living and against a law that requires citizens to pay heavy fines to avoid demolishing their homes on the grounds that they violate building requirements.
The demonstrations took place at the invitation of the actor Mohamed Ali, who owned a contracting company that worked with the army, before leaving Egypt and starting to uncover incidents of corruption and waste of public money in which Sisi and a number of army commanders were involved.