Millions of Egyptians filled the streets of cities across the nation on Sunday calling for the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi.
In Cairo’s Tahrir Square, thousands held red cards demanding Morsi’s resignation. Agence France Presse reports:
“It’s the same politics as Mubarak but we are in a worse situation,” Al Jazeera reports Sameh al-Masri, one of the organizers, as saying. “Poverty is increasing, inflation is increasing. It’s much worse than Mubarak.”
In addition to the protests in Cairo, “Protests also erupted in Suez, Sharqia, El Monofia and Gharbiya on Sunday, the state-run Ahram news agency said. And in the port city of Alexandria, so many people turned out that traffic virtually came to a standstill,” CNN reports.
Al Jazeera adds:
A defiant Morsi told the Guardian in an interview on Sunday that there would be no second revolution and said, “There is no room for any talk against this constitutional legitimacy.” The Guardian continues:
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