Democracy Now: Egypt Opens New Parliament, Prepares to Mark Revolution

Egyptians are preparing to mark the first anniversary of the revolution that led to the ouster of longtime ruler and U.S. ally Hosni Mubarak. Protests are scheduled for Wednesday to celebrate the revolution, while calling on Egypt’s military rulers to hand over power. On Monday, Egyptian lawmakers held the opening session of the first elected parliament since Mubarak’s fall.

~ by wheresthemic on January 24, 2012.

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