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Egyptian Protestors Want Mubarak Out Now, Not in Nine Months’ Time

Posted By admin On February 2, 2011 @ 5:02 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Patrick Goodenough
CNS News [1]
Feb 2, 2011

“Leave, leave!” protestors in Cairo’s Tahrir square chanted on Tuesday night, moments after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak announced on state television that he would not stand for re-election when his current term expires in the fall.

The reaction suggested that, for many of the protestors, the prospect of another nine months with Mubarak at the helm falls short of the expectations that have been building during the week-long upheaval.

“Demonstrators do not seem to be cheering anything from the president’s speech, saying they will remain protesting until the three decade reign of Mubarak comes to an immediate end,” the Egyptian news site Bikya Masr commented shortly after the speech.

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The dissatisfaction was also evident in postings by Egyptians on Twitter and other Internet sites.

Mubarak’s 10-minute address came at the end of a day marked by huge demonstrations in Cairo and Alexandria, topping a week of protests that has shaken the Arab world’s most important country and a longstanding U.S. ally.

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[5] Report: Mubarak in coma, no decision on move to hospital: http://www.prisonplanet.com/report-mubarak-in-coma-no-decision-on-move-to-hospital.html

[6] Mubarak Release From Prison Ordered By Egyptian Court: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mubarak-release-from-prison-ordered-by-egyptian-court.html

[7] Stratfor Reports Mubarak Has Already Left Country, Speech Prerecorded: http://www.prisonplanet.com/stratfor-reports-mubarak-has-already-left-country-speech-prerecorded.html

[8] Mubarak’s new deputy linked to CIA rendition program: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mubarak%e2%80%99s-new-deputy-linked-to-cia-rendition-program.html

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