Hundreds of Egyptian women staged a demonstration Thursday july.20, 2006, at Khalafaqi Square, Cairo, condemning the Arab rulers for their failure to put an end to the brutal Israeli aggression. Some of the demonstrators affirmed that they want to communicate a message to the Muslim world rulers calling on them to move to repel the Israeli and American aggression and injustice in the Arab occupied land especially Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq.
The women demonstrators along with children participating in the demonstration raised posters with words some of which read" we need actions not words". A number of the Muslim Brotherhood MPs participated in the sullen demonstration including Dr. Mohammed Al Beltagi, Gamal Shehata and Dr. Hazem Farouk. The deputies said that they decided to take part in this demonstration in solidarity with the Egyptian women who came to stand in the scorching sun to express their solidarity with the women and children in Lebanon who fall victims owing to the Israeli aggression.