Protest Against Morsi

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In addition to this declaration, Morsi also passed a decree stating that he had the power to do anything that he thinks is in line with the vision of the revolution (Bertman). Once again this gave Morsi the power to pass any law, or deny any other idea which isn’t in line with his goal of making Egypt and Islamic State. With garbage piling up on the streets and poverty reaching over 26 percent, those who put their faith in Morsi following their protests against Mubarak slowly began pouring back into Tahrir Square to protest what they saw as the newest dictator in Egypt. Morsi, learning from the past revolution, saw the protesters as a threat, and sought to quell the movement before it became out of control and threatened his Presidency. Tanks were deployed outside of his palace, protesters were attacked, and nonviolent protests turned violent. The Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters attacked protesters, causing an outcry and a demand to hold Morsi accountable for his followers actions. People screamed “The Brotherhood must be dragged in …show more content…
For the first time in the arab world, a Islamist was a country’s elected President, and protesting against him to oust him and the radical Islamic ideology out of office seemed to be going against fundamentalist beliefs of their religion. Morsi, although undertaking the role of a dictator, still had the support of many radical Islamists, showing the power of religion.Those who had been in favor of the implementation of sharia law in Egypt continued their support of Morsi, as they saw all the violence as a stepping stone from Mubarak to sharia law. With Egypt seemingly in a worse place than it had been during Mubarak 's rule, the Muslim Brotherhood and its followers stood by Morsi, fighting back against protestors, even though the end of their rule in Egypt seemed

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