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Egypt activists set to demonstrate against Morsi

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An anti-Morsi protester carries a crossed-out picture of President Mohamed Morsi with the word "leave", while chanting anti-Morsi and anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans in Tahrir square in Cairo, 28 June 2013
An anti-Morsi protester carries a crossed-out picture of President Mohamed Morsi with the word "leave", while chanting anti-Morsi and anti-Muslim Brotherhood slogans in Tahrir square in Cairo, 28 June 2013 Reuters/Asmaa Waguih

Thousands of activists across Egypt are expected to demonstrate against President Mohamed Morsi today. Protestors want to mark his first anniversay in office by taking to the streets of Egypt's main cities. Violence has already erupted, claiming the lives of three people since Friday, including a 21-year-old American student. He was killed by a mob in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, after he reportedly took pictures of demonstrators. Protesters also set on fire several offices of the Muslim Brotherhood. RFI spoke to Mohamed al Asqalami, an Egyptian engineer who is planning to join today's demonstrations -- despite the risk of violence.

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