The anti-Morsi opposition stated on Sunday that it seeks to hold a peaceful
protest on June 30 and demanded protection against Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood
supporters and other Islamist groups, which have threatened violence against the
protesters, according to a report on the Egyptian website Ahram Online on
The opposition statement said that these threats would not stop the
protests and the call for early presidential elections. On Saturday, the
opposition accused Brotherhood members of attacking their peaceful rally in
Mansoura, in the Nile Delta, injuring four.
The rebels claim to have
gathered 15 million signatures from those unhappy with Morsi, in order to force
early presidential elections, according to the report.
claimed earlier this month that they have collected two million signatures in
support of Morsi.