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Muslim Brotherhood Offices Burned As Egypt Protests Flare

Opposition protesters in Egypt stormed and set fire to the Cairo headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood on July 1, the second day of mass protests against the government of President Muhammad Morsi. A day earlier, millions of opposition protesters took to the streets of Cairo and cities around the country in a massive display of anger and frustration, leading to clashes that left 16 people dead.

Protesters hold up an emblem of the Muslim Brotherhood removed from the party's headquarters, which was looted and set on fire by angry crowds.
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Protesters hold up an emblem of the Muslim Brotherhood removed from the party's headquarters, which was looted and set on fire by angry crowds.

Men take equipment from the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Moqattam district of Cairo.
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Men take equipment from the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood in the Moqattam district of Cairo.

A looter gestures as part of an air-conditioner is thrown down from the Muslim Brotherhood offices.
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A looter gestures as part of an air-conditioner is thrown down from the Muslim Brotherhood offices.

Smoke rises from the building, which was set on fire overnight.
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Smoke rises from the building, which was set on fire overnight.

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Protesters gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square for a second day of demonstrations against the government of President Muhammad Morsi.
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Protesters gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square for a second day of demonstrations against the government of President Muhammad Morsi.

A view of Tahrir Square, which was at the heart of the Arab Spring uprising in 2011 and is once again at the center of the protest movement
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A view of Tahrir Square, which was at the heart of the Arab Spring uprising in 2011 and is once again at the center of the protest movement

Boys get an overhead view of the protests from the frame of an advertising banner.
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Boys get an overhead view of the protests from the frame of an advertising banner.

A protester holds up a book titled "President Morsi Is Building A New Egypt" in front of the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters.
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A protester holds up a book titled "President Morsi Is Building A New Egypt" in front of the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters.

Protesters have set up tents to stake out their positions outside the presidential palace in Cairo.
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Protesters have set up tents to stake out their positions outside the presidential palace in Cairo.

Protesters in Tahrir Square call for Morsi to resign.
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Protesters in Tahrir Square call for Morsi to resign.

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