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Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins

Supporters of the ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi clashed with police outside the Police Academy in Cairo where the former premier attended the first day of his trial. Morsi is charged with encouraging the murder of protesters demonstrating outside the presidential palace while he was in power, but the trial was adjourned after Morsi and fourteen co-defendants rejected the authority of the court and refused to wear a uniform.

Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
A supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and of ousted president Mohamed Morsi holds a poster of Morsi during a rally outside the Police Academy where his trial is taking place on November 4, 2013, in Cairo. Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi went on trial in a Cairo courthouse over protester deaths, raising fears of new bloodshed four months after the army ousted him. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
Egyptian policemen arrest a supporter of ousted president Mohamed Morsi during a protest in Ramses Square on the first day of Morsi's trial on November 4, 2013 in Cairo. Morsi appeared in court on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding 'coup' leaders be prosecuted. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
Egyptian supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and of the Muslim Brotherhood protest outside the high court on the first day of Morsi's trial on November 4, 2013 in Cairo. Morsi appeared in court at a police academy on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding 'coup' leaders be prosecuted. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
Egyptian supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and of the Muslim Brotherhood perform their prayer during a protest outside the high court on the first day of Morsi's trial on November 4, 2013 in Cairo. Morsi appeared in court at a police academy on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding 'coup' leaders be prosecuted. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
Supporters and Muslim Brotherhood and ousted president Mohammed Morsi (foreground) face with supporters of Egyptian Army and chief General Abdel Fattah Al Sissi outside the high court on the first day of Morsi's trial on November 4, 2013 in Cairo. Morsi appeared in court at a police academy on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding 'coup' leaders be prosecuted. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
A supporter of the Egyptian Army and Army chief General Abel Fattah Al Sissi shows a poster depicting him during a protest outside the high court on the first day of Morsi's trial on November 4, 2013 in Cairo. Morsi appeared in court at a police academy on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding 'coup' leaders be prosecuted. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
An Egyptian man holds a placard as riot police stand behind barbed wire outside the Police Academy where Morsi's trial takes place on November 4, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Morsi appeared in court on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding 'coup' leaders be prosecuted, as thousands of his supporters rallied. The placard reads in Arabic: 'My children, leaders and government don't deserve any single drop of your blood'. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
Egyptian Muslim brotherhood and supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi rally outside Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo on November 4, 2013. Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi appeared in court Monday on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding 'coup' leaders be prosecuted, as thousands of his supporters rallied. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
A young supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood and of ousted president Mohamed Morsi holds up his image during a rally in the port city of Alexandria, on November 4, 2013. Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi went on trial in a Cairo courthouse over protester deaths, raising fears of new bloodshed four months after the army ousted him. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
Egyptian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood or ousted president Mohammed Morsi shout slogans in his support during a protest outside the Police Academy where Morsi's trial takes place on November 4, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Morsi appeared in court on the first day of his trial, rejecting its legitimacy and demanding 'coup' leaders be prosecuted, as thousands of his supporters rallied. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and of ousted president Mohamed Morsi are detained by Egyptian security during a rally in the port city of Alexandria on November 4, 2013. Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi went on trial in a Cairo courthouse over protester deaths, raising fears of new bloodshed four months after the army ousted him. (AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors clash as Morsi trial begins
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and of ousted president Mohamed Morsi flee from Egyptian security during a rally in the port city of Alexandria on November 4, 2013. Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi went on trial in a Cairo courthouse over protester deaths, raising fears of new bloodshed four months after the army ousted him. (AFP/Getty Images)