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Protesters in Tahrir Square hold funeral for activist killed in clashes

The tents of activists in Tahrir Square on Nov. 26.
The tents of activists in Tahrir Square on Nov. 26.Ahmed Abdel Fattah / AP
Egyptian activists carry the coffin of Gaber Salah, an activist who died overnight after he was critically injured in clashes with police last week, during his funeral in Tahrir Square on Nov. 26.
Egyptian activists carry the coffin of Gaber Salah, an activist who died overnight after he was critically injured in clashes with police last week, during his funeral in Tahrir Square on Nov. 26.Gianluigi Guercia / AFP - Getty Images
Egyptians carry the body of Gaber Salah during his funeral procession in Cairo on Nov. 26.
Egyptians carry the body of Gaber Salah during his funeral procession in Cairo on Nov. 26.Hussein Tallal / AP
Thousands of Egyptians on Monday gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to attend the funeral of youth activist Gaber Salah, who was severely injured during clashes with security forces last Monday and died Sunday night. Activists have been gathering in the square to protest the seizure of new powers by Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The demonstrations have been reminiscent of an uprising last year that led to the rise of Morsi's Islamist movement.

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A mourner wearing chains attends the funeral of youth activist Gaber Salah.Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters
Egyptian protesters react during the funeral of Gaber Salah.Khaled Elfiqi / EPA
A masked protester during clashes with police in Tahrir Square on Nov. 26.Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters
Mourners attend the funeral of activist Gaber Salah in Cairo.Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters
The tents of activists in Tahrir Square on Nov. 26.Ahmed Abdel Fattah / AP

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