1 December 2012

Egypt: Thousands Rally in Support of Morsi

Photo: Xinhua/STR
Supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi gather outside the Supreme Constitutional Court during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 2, 2012. Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court suspended its work on Sunday, following protests against the court.

Cairo — Tens of thousands of protesters have once again filled the streets of Cairo, this time they are there in support of President Mohammed Morsi and a controversial draft constitution set for a national referendum.

Demonstrators gathered outside Cairo Universityand elsewhere, waving flags, raising banners and demanding the implementation of the new draft constitution; "The people want the implementation of God's law" and "Yes to Islamic law".

The rally has been organized by the Muslim Brotherhood as a demonstration that anti-Morsi protesters who took to the streets last week do not represent the opinions of most Egyptians.

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