Police in Cairo clashed with demonstrators who had gathered near the presidental palace. Tens of thousands came out to protest against the draft constitution which they fear will turn Egypt into a state based on Sharia law.
The nomination period for candidates in Egypt's upcoming presidential election has closed. Just two candidates have thrown their hats into the ring.
Legal sources in Egypt say a court in Cairo has jailed at least 119 members of the Muslim Brotherhood. The group was convicted in relation to violence after the overthrow of Mohammed Morsi.
Protesters against the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have vented their anger on Easter marches. The demonstrators demanded the "resurrection" of democracy amid clashes with police.
One month before the presidential elections protests against the government are increasing in Egypt. The activists demand more rights and the release of political prisoners.
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