Group of Mid-Southerners protest for Egypt - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Group of Mid-Southerners protest for Egypt

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - A group of Mid-Southerners gathered Saturday and called for justice in Egypt.

The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center hosted a protest Saturday afternoon.  A crowd gathered and waved signs and the Egyptian flag.

They called for the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.  Protestors said the pressure to make that happen should come from the United States.

"Americans need to call their representatives and demand that Obama call for Mubarak not just to resign, but to leave the country and stop funding Egypt, but other tyrannies overseas," said protestor Lelyn Masters.

Protestors said Mubarak's actions thus far have only been symbolic.  They said the entire regime needs to be removed.

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