Egypt’s president praises police despite criticism

An Egyptian boy holds a cartoon criticizing Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Leader Mohammed Badie, left, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, top right, and Muslim Brotherhood deputy leader Khairat el-Shater during anti-Muslim brotherhood protest, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, March 15, 2013. Hundreds of supporters of the military gathered Friday to reject the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohammed Morsi's rule calling for the military to return to power. Arabic reads, “ they lie to you and said our Brotherhood Leader is a king.” (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president praised the country's policemen on Friday despite public criticism over their violent response to anti-government demonstrations, and he warned officers who are also protesting his rule against breaking ranks.


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