Video U.s. Students Protest in Egypt Circulating
CAIRO – A videotape showing three students United States (U.S.) who participated in the protests in Egypt, was broadcast by a local television. Earlier three U.S. college students were arrested while trying to throw Molotov cocktails.
Egyptian television showed video of U.S. students three unknown named Derrik Sweeney and Gregory Porter and Luke Gates. They were arrested by the hands of Egyptians protest in Tahrir square.
So reported the Telegraph, Wednesday (23/11/2011). Based on the video recordings, two of which are known as Sweeney and Porter seem to participate in this protest.
Both cover their faces with handkerchiefs. According to the Minister of the country of Egypt, the three students were arrested for throwing Molotov cocktails at police.
Television images also show that the three students who were behind the wall and staring into the camera. Parties to the U.S. Embassy also was aware of the issue of detention of citizens and has made contact the Government of Egypt.
Not yet clear what action will be taken by the authorities against these three students. When arrested, three students were studying Arabic at the American University in Cairo for a semester.