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Morsi Refuses to Back Down As Thousands March on Tahrir

Thousands of protesters rallied at Tahrir Square demanding that President Mohammed Morsi cancel his decree granting himself sweeping executive powers, reports Mohannad Sabry.
A banner saying "Egypt for all Egyptians," hung in the middle of Cairo's Tahrir Square where tens of thousands of protesters called on President Morsi to withdraw his latest constitutional declaration that granted him massive, unchecked executive powers.

CAIRO — Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Tahrir Square on Tuesday in what looked like a replay of the January 25 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak’s 30-years dictatorship.

The protests were in reaction to President Mohammed Morsi’s insistence to uphold the constitutional declaration he passed last Thursday [Nov. 22] which granted him immunity from all state bodies, including the judiciary.

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