Reports suggest president will allow military to crush protests, arrest demonstrators
AP, Roi Kais
With thousands of protesters still crying for his ouster on Cairo’s streets, President Mohamed Morsi has prepared a decree to impose martial law, according to Egyptian media.
Morsi hasn’t issued it yet, but the order comes on the heels of the military warning of “disastrous consequences” if the crisis is not resolved.
The al-Aharm newspaper reported that the government has allowed armed security forces to assist the police in “maintaining the country’s safety and stability” including arresting protesters. Read more…
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