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Monday, July 1, 2013

Egypt’s Protesters Give Morsi Deadline To Leave

Egyptian protesters shout slogans and wave national flags during a demonstration against Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Monday, July 1, 2013. (Amr Nabil/AP)

Egyptian protesters shout slogans and wave national flags during a demonstration against Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Monday, July 1, 2013. (Amr Nabil/AP)

Protesters stormed and ransacked the Cairo headquarters of President Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood group early Monday.

The attack that could spark more violence as demonstrators gear up for a second day of mass rallies aimed at forcing the Islamist leader from power.

Organizers of the protests, meanwhile, gave Morsi until 5 p.m. on Tuesday to step down and called on the police and the military to clearly state their support for what the protest movement calls the popular will.

Guest:

  • Khalid Ezz Elarab, reporter for the BBC in Cairo.

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