Surprise surprise, #Egypt pissed after #Mubarak refuses step down, Mubarak Y U NO STEP DOWN #Jan25

Amplify’d from www.irishtimes.com

Fury as Mubarak refuses to go

Anti-government protesters rally after a speech by Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in Tahrir Square last night. Photograph: Chris Hondros/Getty Images
Anti-government protesters rally after a speech by Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in Tahrir Square last night. Photograph: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Egyptian protesters enraged at president Hosni Mubarak’s refusal to step down streamed into Cairo’s Tahrir Square this morning in what organisers billed as their biggest show of indignation as a wary military looked on.

As the sun rose over the city, thousands of anti-Mubarak protesters gathered in Tahrir (Liberation Square) and troops in army tanks and armoured vehicles looked on.

“We will hold him to account, we will hold him to account,” they chanted. Others emerged from dozens of tents and makeshift shelters where they had bedded down for a night of frustration and disappointment having turned up for a resignation speech only to hear Mr Mubarak say he planned to hand over powers to his deputy.

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