Demonstration Against The Military Rule in Egypt

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Sine the big demostration against the government in last February, about fifty thousand crowd have united for antigovernment demonstration again on Friday in Cairo, Egypt.

Protesters were gathered becaused of a constitutional draft document that could allow the military to remain its authority and power after a new civilian government is established, according to the BBC.

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to protesters and some protesters defied the police by throwing rocks and setting fire to police vehicles, according to the BBC.

The New York Times reported that protesters chanted calls for the overthrow of the military rule by shouting "Tantawi, we will step over you with a shoe!" Tantawi is a head of military council in Egypt, according to the New York Times.

"We made the revolution and we don't need a guardian to tell us how to write our constitution," Mohamed Abdel Azeem, a 40-year-old railroad worker form protesters, sadi to the New York Times.

"Down, down with military rule." protesters chanted and kept their demonstration in Cairo, according to the New York Times.

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