Egyptian prosecutors have charged 325 people of rioting during protests last week to denounce the U.S. over an anti-Islamic film.
The protestors were charged with resisting authorities and attacking the security personnel during an attack on the U.S. embassy in Cairo, according to a statement faxed by Cairo’s Qasr al-Nile prosecution office, citing Judge Mohamed Abdel-Shafi.
The film, which the U.S. has described as “very offensive,” has triggered a series of violent demonstrations and attacks on U.S. and European-linked targets across the Muslim world. U.S. ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three colleagues were killed in an attack in Benghazi last week.
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