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Egyptian protester march to denounce the deadly clashes that occurred after a soccer match, in Cairo, Egypt, 2 February 2012. Thousands marched downtown Cairo towards the interior ministry to show their anger against the interior ministry following deadly clashes that erupted after a soccer match and left 71 people killed (photo: EPA, dpa)

Soccer Ultras and National Protest in Egypt

Demands for Civilian Rule

The tragedy of Port Said in which 74 people died has given protests against the influence of the military council new momentum. But soccer ultras and youth groups will only be able to exploit this if they are able to bridging their street tactics with an engagement in traditional politics. By James M. DorseyMore