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Story Publication logo November 21, 2011

Dozens Dead as Egyptians Protest Military Rule



In the wake of the uprising that ousted President Mubarak, Sharif Abdel Kouddous reports from Cairo...

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Mass protests across Egypt have entered a third day, calling on the country's military rulers to quickly transfer power to a civilian government. The fiercest clashes are taking place in Cairo's Tahrir Square where thousands of protesters have battled with security forces since Saturday morning. The Associated Press reports today Egypt's Ministry of Health has raised its casualty figures to 35 dead and more than 1,750 wounded. "Our demands at the beginning of the revolution were freedom, dignity and social justice. We have not seen social justice," says Nasser Abdul Hadi, one of the protesters interviewed in a video report by Democracy Now! correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous, who is on the ground in Cairo and has covered the protests since they began.


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