Uneasy Truce in Cairo Between Military and Protesters

Monday, January 31, 2011

Demonstrators hold a banner with picture of Egypt's President Mubarak. (Marco Longari/Getty)

The BBC reports that leaflets are being distributed in the crowd calling for the army to take the people's side and to resist orders to go against the people. And although there have been live rounds used against the demonstraters, they weren't fired by the army, says the BBC's Wyre Davies. He says that private security forces and the police have been responsible for the shootings.

Despite the uprising, President Mubarak has shown no signs of stepping down; and the opposition is calling for the largest rally yet for tomorrow in Cairo. It's being called the "march of a million."


Wyre Davies

Produced by:

Kate McGough

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