Egyptians unite to say they're all worn out with protesting

Published April 2nd, 2013 - 12:42 GMT
Egyptians say they're fed up with taking to the streets.
Egyptians say they're fed up with taking to the streets.

Polling shows broad swaths of Egyptians are tiring of protests, including pro- and anti-Muslim Brotherhood demonstrations.

The Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research said 74 percent of Egyptians objected to a protest by anti-government activists outside the Muslim Brotherhood's Guidance Bureau. The protests devolved into violent clashes between protestors and Brotherhood youths.

Only 14 percent of respondents supported the protest.

Similar numbers oppose a Muslim Brotherhood-organized demonstration outside the offices of cable news stations for what protesters said was biased, anti-Muslim news coverage, Egypt Independent said.

Only 8 percent of those surveyed approved of that protest, with 78 percent disapproving.


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