Rare protests in Egypt calling for president to step down

Dozens of people have protested in Egypt’s capital, Cairo, to call for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down.

The short-lived, rare protest began on Friday night near Tahir Square, the epicentre of the 2011 uprising that toppled long-time autocrat Hosni Mubarak.

The protesters were responding to a call by a self-exiled businessman who claimed corruption by the military and government without providing evidence.

Mr El-Sissi has dismissed the allegations as...
source: Windsor Observer

2019-09-21 11:29
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