By Joseph Mayton
"CAIRO: Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians have taken to the streets of Cairo,
in front of the presidential palace, Tahrir Square and across cities and towns
in the country demanding an end to President Mohamed Morsi’s regime.
Protesters in Tahrir told Bikyamasr.com that they are “here to stay” until
Morsi has withdrawn his presidential decree issued on November 22 that gave him
powers above judicial review.
Others said this was the revolution “continuing.” A march to the palace
continues to grow on Tuesday night, with the chanting loud and boisterous. “We
want the downfall of the regime,” is being screamed, in unison, toward the house
that Morsi has lived in since early July.
He reportedly fled the area as the protesters arrived and clashed with
A number of police have since joined the protesters in their march, an eery
remembrance to the police who also joined the anti-Hosni Mubarak demonstrations
in January and February 2011.
Even the country’s state television has joined the propaganda train to
support their embattled president, calling the protesters supporters of a
“foreign agenda.” The same channels that also told Egyptians the same things
during the January 25 uprising......"