04 Feb '11, 12pm

Huge crowds turn out for Mubarak 'departure day' #jan25 #egyptprotests

Huge crowds turn out for Mubarak 'departure day' #jan25 #egyptprotests

CAIRO : Egyptian protesters massed on Friday for sweeping "departure day" demonstrations to force President Hosni Mubarak to quit after he said he would like to step down but fears chaos would result. Tens of thousands filled Cairo's central Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the 11 straight days of protests that have shaken the pillars of Mubarak's three-decade rule, on the Muslim day of rest. At one end of the square the faithful prayed out in the open, beneath two traffic lights from each of which hung an effigy of Mubarak. "We were born free and we shall live free," prayer leader Khaled al-Marakbi said in his sermon. "I ask of you patience until victory." Worshippers used newspapers, banners or even Egyptian flags as impromptu prayer mats, reciting the traditional prayer for the dead in memory of the more than 300 people who have died since the protests erupted, sending s...

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