Conflict & Justice

What's Happening with Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi?

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Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi (image seen in posters) perform Friday prayers during a protest at the Rabaa Adawiya square where they are camping at in Cairo July 19, 2013.Thousands of supporters of Mursi rallied in Cairo on Friday to demand the restoration of the ousted Islamist leader, with his opponents also planning protests nearby. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST RELIGION) - RTX11RY9

Once again, the Egyptian capital was the scene of dueling demonstrations.

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Supporters of the ousted Egyptian president and former leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Morsi took to the streets in Cairo.

They called for Morsi to be re-instated as their president and for an Islamic state.

Anti-Morsi demonstrations took place as well, adding to fears of further violence and political instability. Egypt's interim government has said it will deal with lawbreakers severely.

Among the many unanswered questions facing Egypt right now is this: where is Mohammed Morsi?

The World's, Marco Werman spoke with Ashraf Khalil about the implications of Morsi's ongoing detention.

Khalil is a Cairo-based journalist who writes for Time, and he's the author of the book, "Liberation Square."

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