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  10/25/2013, Cheshvan 21, 5774

Pro-Morsi Group Calls for Protests During Trial

AFP reports that an Islamist alliance backing ousted President Mohammed Morsi on Thursday urged its supporters to protest on November 4, the day the trial of the ousted president is scheduled to begin.

Morsi, who has been held at an unknown location since the military ousted him on July 3, and 14 others have been charged in the killing of protesters outside his palace in December 2012.