Popular struggle forces prime minister to resign

Dobson, Tim
March 2011
Green Left Weekly;3/9/2011, Issue 871, p16
The article reports on the continued protests of Egyptians in Tahrir Square, Cairo which resulted to the resignation of interim prime minister Ahmed Shafiq on March 3, 2011. It states that Shafiq was overthrown by people as he is closely associated with the old administration of dictator Hosni Mubarak. It cites that former transport minister Essam Sharaf replaced the position of Shafiq.


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