Egypt protesters defy cabinet threat to end sit-ins
Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsy carry aloft his posters in Cairo. Thousands of supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsy have defied a new warning from the military-backed cabinet and are continuing their sit-ins in the capital, Cairo. But Mr Morsy's Muslim Brotherhood said they had no option but to continue the month-long sit-ins.
"Nothing will change," Brotherhood spokesman Gehad el-Haddad told AFP news agency after the cabinet threat. He dismissed the dispersal announcement as an "attempt to terrorise Egyptians" and said the decision to clear the camps had been taken by a "gang" that had no respect for the law.
Another Muslim Brotherhood member, Mohamed el-Beltagy, told the Associated Press the army had forgotten "its main role in protecting the Egyptian borders and decided to kill its people". The government has not given details of when the clearance could happen.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Africa Review Kenya