Pro-Mursi alliance calls for Friday protests against army

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Supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi called on Egyptians on Wednesday to hold “Friday of Martyrs” protests against the military takeover that ousted him seven weeks ago.



A grouping calling itself The National Coalition to Support Legitimacy, which has been demanding Mursi’s reinstatement, said in a statement: “We will remain steadfast on the road to defeating the military coup,” Reuters reports.