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Youth Coalition's Demands and Time-table

The urgent and long term needs of the country were addressed in the youth coalition's agenda presented to the military's supreme council

Ahram Online , Tuesday 1 Mar 2011
Tahrir demo
Youth Coalition protesters say they will continue to organize massive demonstrations in Tahrir Sq. Fridays until all revolution's demands are met (Photo: Reuters)
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The January 25 youth coalition committee has presented its demands to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces. Some were listed as urgent and others as long term demands.

Among the urgent demands:

1- Within one month: Dissolve Ahmed Shafiq’s cabinet, replacing it with a technocrat government made up of members unaffiliated with a specific political ideology and headed by a prominent Egyptian figure.

2- Within one month: Set up a transitional three-person Presidential Council to replace the military council in managing the affairs of the country during the transitory period. This council would include one member from the military, one civilian figure and a third from the judiciery. The Council would be disbanded once presidential elections are held and a new president is elected.

2- Within one month: Release all political detainees held under emergency law, and an amnesty for all political prisoners within two months.

3- Within one month: Prosecution of all those responsible for the brutal attacks on and shootings of protesters during the January 25 uprising.

The Youth Coalition urged the military to make firm pledges to carry out the above demands within a few days. Their list of demands also included:

4- Within one month: Set up a serious
regulatory framework for national dialogue under the name “The National Committee for Dialogue.”

5- Within two months: Comprehensive reform of the ministry of interior to allow for full judicial oversight, and ensure that minister of the interior be a civilian, not a police, apointment.

6- Within two months: Abolish the State Security Intellince Service, and within two months, and bring an end to the policy of using the national draft to man the Central Security Forces.


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