Beirut police clash with Egyptians28/04/2012 - 16:28:50
Lebanese police have clashed with about 100 Egyptians who were trying to storm their embassy in Beirut, security officials said.
The officials said 10 people were wounded today, including eight policemen and two protesters.
The protesters want greater freedom to work in Lebanon, which is a destination for thousands of Egyptians looking for work.
Currently, Egyptians need a guarantee of employment before they can get a work permit. They cannot change jobs without approval from their employers.
The protesters want to be treated like Syrian workers who face fewer restrictions working in Lebanon.
The demonstrators first protested at the Labour Ministry before going to their embassy.
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