Cairo to release women rioters

Arab World Materials 6 May 2012 01:34 (UTC +04:00)

The Egyptian military prosecutor's office has decided to release all female prisoners detained during a riot on Friday in downtown Cairo, Voice of Russia reported.

According to opponents of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of Egypt, 320 rioters were arrested in Cairo, among them 17 women.

Another wave of unrest has swept Cairo, where the square in front of the Ministry of Defense, was the scene of bloody clashes a few days ago.

After Friday prayers demonstrators gathered again.

Protests against the military administration of the country started peacefully but escalated into violent clashes between the military police and protesters.