CROWD IN TAHRIR IS FURIOUS AFTER MUBARAK SPEAKS WITHOUT RESIGNING

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The crowds in Tahrir Square are furious since it became clear that Mubarak was not resigning.Watch live video of the crowd here >

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  • Starting off with vague generalities. He apologizes to those who were injured.
  • I will penalise all those responsible.
  • Apologizing to families of victims who died during protests.
  • The crowd is booing! He’s not saying anything about now stepping down.
  • I WILL NOT RUN IN THE COMING PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS.
  • Talking about transferrance of power.
  • Talking about the youth of the people and “dialogue”
  • The crowd is furious.
  • Now he’s talking about changes to the constituion.
  • Talking “fair and transparent” elections.
  • US markets are sliding late in the day on the disappointing speech.
  • “Egypt is braving through hard times.”
  • At the end he did say something about passing on some power to VP Suleman.

Here’s the crowd in Tahrir.

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