Brotherhood calls for Friday million-man march to 'protect revolution'

Ahram Online, Wednesday 11 Apr 2012

Group's secretary-general says demo intended to protest recent attempts to derail Egypt's revolution, return former regime to power

The Muslim Brotherhood's official website ( on Wednesday quoted Brotherhood Secretary-General Mahmoud Hussein as saying that the group would take part in a million-man demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday aimed at "Protecting the Revolution."

According to Hussein, the planned demonstration is intended to protest perceived attempts by Mubarak-era holdovers to derail Egypt's revolution and return the former regime to power.

Hussein went on to stress that Friday's demonstration was only one of several scheduled actions that the Brotherhood planned to take part in with other political groups and movements.   

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