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Egypt: In no mood for compromise
Thousands of protesters demand that Egypt's generals hand over power to a civilian government immediately.
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2011 11:58

Dubbed the "last chance million man protest" thousands of Egyptians poured into Cairo's Tahrir Square in scenes reminiscent of events just nine months ago. But with Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president, long gone and now in custody, this time their target is Egypt's military leadership.

The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has appointed a new prime minister, who will form a 'national salvation government'. But with numbers of protesters swelling daily, they are in no mood to compromise. They have demanded that the military should hand over power to a civilian government immediately.

What now for Egypt's revolution? Can parliamentary elections go ahead as planned despite the ongoing unrest?

Inside Story, with presenter James Bays, discusses with guests Sherif Gaber, a pro-democracy activist; Dina Zakariya, a member of the political committee for the Freedom and Justice Party; and Joseph Kechichian, a Middle East analyst.

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