Hundreds of Nubians in Aswan in southern Egypt on Sunday in protest marred by violence to demand resettlement around Lake Nasser, near Aswan High Dam, and as they described their cultural rights.
Sources in the province, some protesters set fire to the front office building in the governorate of Aswan, forcing workers out of the rear doors of the building, but no injuries to remember.
And set on fire in front of the building and removed when local officials this morning a protest tent erected in the garden of Dora the Nile.
The sources added that another group of demonstrators threw stones at the Technological Centre of the Council of the city of Aswan, and damaged some police cars near the building.
The protesters' demands
The sit-in began a march to the Nile Corniche in Aswan was attended by hundreds of Nubians from the governorates of Aswan and Cairo, Alexandria and Suez. The participants in the march banners supports the right of heart to return to the shores of Lake Nasser. The demonstrators cut by the Nile Corniche, and Aaqgua traffic completely.
Nubians are demanding the cabinet and the ruling Supreme Military Council and the enactment of a law re-Nubians resettled around the lake, and demanding recognition and acknowledgment of their own culture in the Egyptian constitution.
The rejection of the allocation of these agricultural lands of the Nubians in the "Toshka" alternative to the Western Sahara territory, which they seek around the lake, and demanding the abolition allocation decisions in violation of the law were issued to former ministers and Egyptian and foreign investors on the territory of the lake.