Egypt President Hosni Mubarak defies protesters as he refuses to step down

protesters-420x0

Egypt President Hosni Mubarak says he has passed on his authority to his vice-president Omar Suleiman, but he has failed to resign immediately as president.

In a live TV address, Mubarak said a political transition ending his 30-year-reign would last until September.

Earlier it appeared Mubarak was on the verge of stepping down as thousands of anti-regime protesters massed excitedly in Cairo’s central Tahrir Square amid rumours he would go

View full article :  http://www.smh.com.au/world/egypt-president-hosni-mubarak-defies-protesters-as-he-refuses-to-step-down-20110211-1aozx.html

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply

Copyright © Australian Coptic Movement (ACM) | Australian Copts Calling for Human Rights in Egypt | Site by Mammoth Web