Sabahi: Constitutional decree coup on democracy

Thursday 22-11-2012 08:43 PM
Sabahi: Constitutional decree coup on democracy

Presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi talks to the media in a cafe in Cairo May 24, 2012. Egyptians queued patiently to vote on Thursday, eager to pick their leader for the first time in a national history dating to the pharaohs, with Islamists and secular-minded rivals who served under deposed President Hosni Mubarak heading the field - REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih


Former presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi described the constitutional declaration President Mohamed Mursi decreed on Thursday as a "coup on democracy and a monopoly of power". 

The revolution "will not accept a new dictator", Sabahi added.

He also warned that such decisions will drive Egypt, which is seeking solutions for its problems, towards more problems.

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