5 Oct
Some Protesters in Middle East Regret Anti-U.S. Outbreaks | The New York Times 
By Kristen McTighe 
CAIRO — Ahmad Aggour is a 24-year-old Egyptian activist who was shot in the face by the police during clashes last November on Mohammed Mahmoud Street in Cairo and again in his legs in February at protests that followed soccer riots in Port Said. In short, he has no qualms about protesting.
Yet Mr. Aggour said he was embarrassed when a mob of angry protesters breached the United States Embassy’s walls in Cairo on Sept. 11 to protest a short trailer for an amateur film mocking the Prophet Muhammad.
FULL ARTICLE (The New York Times)
Photo: Iban Zawaar/Flickr 

Some Protesters in Middle East Regret Anti-U.S. Outbreaks | The New York Times 

By Kristen McTighe 

CAIRO — Ahmad Aggour is a 24-year-old Egyptian activist who was shot in the face by the police during clashes last November on Mohammed Mahmoud Street in Cairo and again in his legs in February at protests that followed soccer riots in Port Said. In short, he has no qualms about protesting.

Yet Mr. Aggour said he was embarrassed when a mob of angry protesters breached the United States Embassy’s walls in Cairo on Sept. 11 to protest a short trailer for an amateur film mocking the Prophet Muhammad.

FULL ARTICLE (The New York Times)

Photo: Iban Zawaar/Flickr 

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