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Violent clashes break out in Cairo over call for judiciary reform

Muslim Brotherhood members hit an anti-government protester during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square, April 19.
Muslim Brotherhood members hit an anti-government protester during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square, April 19.Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters
Muslim Brotherhood supporters throw stones towards opponents during clashes on April 19, in central Cairo.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters throw stones towards opponents during clashes on April 19, in central Cairo.Mohamed El-shahed / AFP - Getty Images
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood members throw stones towards members of the anti-muslim brotherhood (top) during clashes in central Cairo, April 19.
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood members throw stones towards members of the anti-muslim brotherhood (top) during clashes in central Cairo, April 19.Khaled Elfiqi / EPA
Egyptian protesters clash near a bus belonging to Muslim Brotherhood supporters burns after it was reportedly set alight by anti- government protesters in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, April 19.
Egyptian protesters clash near a bus belonging to Muslim Brotherhood supporters burns after it was reportedly set alight by anti- government protesters in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, April 19.Mostafa Elshemy / AP
Muslim Brotherhood members hit an anti-government protester during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square, April 19.
Muslim Brotherhood members hit an anti-government protester during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square, April 19.Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters

Clashes erupted Friday between several hundred opponents and supporters of Egypt’s Islamist president during a rally by his allies calling on him to “cleanse the judiciary” of alleged supporters of the old regime. Four people were hurt the violent clashes following a call by the Muslim Brotherhood to demonstrate outside the Supreme Court.