Thousands protest in Tahrir against army rule

19.11.2011                      22.Cheschwan. 5772                      Chaje Sarah

Kairo:

Thousands protest in Tahrir against army rule

Protesters demand withdrawal of proposal to protect army; failure to resolve dispute could impact November ballot.

About 50,000 mainly Islamist protesters flocked to Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday to press Egypt's military rulers to transfer power to elected civilians after the cabinet launched a move to exempt the army from parliamentary oversight.
The protesters chanted Islamic songs before Friday prayers while others handed out flyers demanding the withdrawal of the constitutional proposal and that presidential elections be held no later than April 2012, instead of at year end or in 2013….