During spring break, more than a dozen of them, accompanied by a teacher, staged a sit-in to protest the closure.
Outside Rabaa, however, the presence of so many children at the sit-in has caused an uproar.
In fact, as the sit-in has pressed on, the number of children there has seemed to rise.
The organizers of the protest, who did not have a permit for the sit-in, refused to leave and police began to arrest them in mass.
Our number of martyrs since the clearing of the sit-in 107.
“They said there was supposed to be a sit-in,” he said of what he knew of plans for the protest.
Clashes with security forces on the outskirts of the sit-in have twice sparked massacres, leaving some 150 Morsi supporters dead.
The sit-in turned into meetings with the president and leaders of LURD, leading to the 2003 peace talks in Ghana.
And when the families of the executed announced a sit-in in front of Tehran University, authorities blocked their way.
Security sources say the children provide a serious logistical challenge to their efforts at dispersing the sit-in.
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