Aswat Masriya (Cairo)

Egypt: Sabahi - Constitutional Decree Coup On Democracy

Photo: Khaled Moussa al-Omrani/IPS.
Morsi supporters celebrating his victory in Cairo's Tahrir Square. (file photo)

Former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi described the constitutional declaration President Mohamed Mursi decreed on Thursday as a "coup on democracy and a monopoly of power".

The revolution "will not accept a new dictator", Sabahi added.

He also warned that such decisions will drive Egypt, which is seeking solutions for its problems, towards more problems.

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