Pro-democracy activists in Egypt call for a new upheaval after former President Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life imprisonment. They are not satisfied with the punishment Mubarak and his officials, which was considered mild, for the case of the slaughter of hundreds of demonstrators in the revolution of February 2011.
According to Reuters, the call was made by activists on Sunday, a day after the verdict or the court in Cairo on Mubarak, in power for 30 years before overthrown by popular revolt. The activists asked the people immediately took to the streets to protest again.
Most of the people think the verdict is right for Mubarak is a death sentence. Life imprisonment, according to them, showing the strong influence of the old regime and not commensurate with that has been done.
“In Egypt, the only way to obtain justice is Mubarak protest since the effect is still strong even in the entire institution,” criticized the protesters, Amr Magdy.
Reasonable concern, given the prosecutor has stated that Mubarak would appeal. Thousands of people across Egypt took to the streets on Saturday after the verdict was read, including in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez.
Even on Sunday morning, hundreds still living in Tahrir Square, which became the basis for the Egyptian revolution turbulent year. In addition to protesting the verdict Mubarak, in their demand that they also asked the Egyptian elections postponed. Al Jazeera reported, many protesters in Cairo and Alexandria disappointed with the two candidates will compete in the second round of elections
Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison on Saturday for ordering the killings of demonstrators during the revolution. The judge also sentenced the former Interior Minister Habib el-Adli life in prison on similar charges.