Protesters at Tahrir Square rally
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Egypt uprising: Tahrir Square rally lead by Islamists

Tens of thousands of people have packed Cairo's Tahrir Square, after the first call by Islamist leaders for nationwide demonstrations since President Hosni Mubarak was overthrown in February.

Many protesters - dominated by Muslim Brotherhood supporters - are calling for an Islamic state and Sharia law.

The BBC's Jon Leyne reports from Tahrir Square.

  • 29 Jul 2011
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