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Egyptian students clash with riot police during a protest rally in Cairo. (File photo)

Egyptian students clash with riot police during a protest rally in Cairo. (File photo)
Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:20PM GMT

Anti-government protest rallies are taking place at universities across Egypt a day after a student was killed in Cairo.

On Tuesday, student protesters gathered on university campuses to denounce the death of their fellow at Cairo University.

The students also used the event to call for the release of their fellow peers detained during the crackdown.

The killing occurred as police fired tear gas and birdshot to disperse the protesters at the Cairo University campus on Monday. Dozens of people, including a journalist, were also injured in the crackdown.

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