UWK

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AcronymDefinition
UWKUltras White Knights (Africa)
UWKUniversitas Wijaya Kusuma (Indonesian: University of Wijaya Kusuma)
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Members of both the Ultras White Knights and Ultras Ahlawy, were previously handed prison sentences over charges of inciting violence and protesting against security forces.
Another 500 members of Ultras White Knights (UWK), the militant support group of Al Ahli arch rival Al Zamalek SC, were arrested in July as they tried to attend their team's match against Libya's Al Ahli Tripoli.
Sayed Moshghab, leading member of Ultras White Knights, is among those who received seven-year prison sentences.
The Ultras White Knights, who have been at the forefront of previous anti-government protests, said on their Facebook page that most of the victims had been trapped inside a metal enclosure that was only set up at the grounds the day before the match.
Some witnesses at the scene said they were members of the Ultras White Knights, but Abdel Rahman dismissed such reports.
Members of both the Ultras White Knights and Ultras Ahlawy were handed prison sentences over charges of inciting violence and protesting against security forces.
They all are members in Ultras White knights (UWk) group.
The Sisi regime's latest gesture came this week when for the first time in five years allowed thousands of members of the Ultras White Knights (UWK), hard-line supporters of storied Cairo club Al Zamalek FC who played a key role in the 2011 toppling of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and protests against subsequent governments, to attend an African Champions League match against Algeria's Mouloudia Olympique de Bejaia better known as MO Bejaia.
Meanwhile, Ultras Ahly and Ultras White Knights (the latter being Zamalek fans) Thursday marched from the Ahly Club premises to the downtown 'Supreme Judiciary House', calling for allocating a certain court for the accused in the case to be tried.
Security forces arrested 56 Ultras White Knights members, a fan group for Al-Zamalek SC,on accusations of possessing fabricated tickets.
That seemed also to be true for the government's restraint in responding to a protest days later by the Ultras White Knights (UWK), the militant Zamalek support group, commemorating the death of 20 of its members in clashes with security forces in February 2014.