Muslim Brotherhood: ‘No One Is Satisfied’

Mubarak's offer might not bring end to demonstrations
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 1, 2011 4:33 PM CST
Muslim Brotherhood: ‘No One Is Satisfied’
A crowd remains late afternoon in Tahrir, or Liberation, Square in Cairo.   (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Based on protesters' initial reaction to Hosni Mubarak's promise not to run for re-election in September—but to remain in office during the interim—it won't be enough to appease them. “No one is satisfied,” said a spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the Wall Street Journal. “He and his system have already failed, and the people do not want him to continue with his colleagues. He has to leave.”

Demonstrators, thousands of whom remain in Cairo's Tahrir Square after today's mass gathering, want Mubarak out now. "We are very disappointed and we are very angry," an opposition politician tells the BBC. "We have very clear demands and he denied everything that we demanded. He has to go now. I am afraid now of what will happen in the future." President Obama is expected to speak again on Egypt this evening.
(More Egypt protests stories.)

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