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Egyptian Americans protest, urge White House to stand against Mohammed Morsi

Originally posted on The Counter Jihad Report:

imagesCAI9WNYLBy: Don Baxter

Hundreds of Egyptian Americans protested in front of the White House and marched through the streets of Washington, D.C. Saturday, urging President Obama to stand against newly elected Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The protest came as Morsi sought to ease tensions in Egypt by removing part of the decree that awarded him near-absolute control.

After a contentious election process, many in Egypt were suspicious that Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood sought to be the dominant political power. Morsi soon took steps to solidify that political dominance. In November, he caused a mass uprising by annulling several constitutional amendments that restricted his power – including an amendment that provided judicial oversight of his actions.

Although Morsi has replaced his initial decree with a modified version, his initial power grab has left many Egyptians uneasy.

“Morsi’s declaration on 22 November, as well as the draft constitution planned to be voted on…

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