Egyptian Women Rally to Denounce Killing of Female Protester

January 29, 2015 4:30 PM

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Dozens of Egyptian women rallied Thursday to protest the killing of a female protester during a peaceful protest last week, accusing the police of shooting her and demanding her killers be brought to justice.

The Thursday protest was the first public rally against the slaying of 32-year-old activist and mother Shaimaa el-Sabbagh. It followed a storm of criticism of police tactics and of the 2013 protest law that criminalized unauthorized protests, empowering police to deny permits or use force to dispers...

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