Cairo - An Islamist coalition led by the Muslim
Brotherhood appealed to Egyptians on Thursday to demonstrate across the nation
in a "Friday of Rejection" against a military coup, which ousted
elected president Mohammed Morsi.
The National Coalition in Support of Legitimacy
"calls on the Egyptian people to take to the streets and mobilise
peacefully" after Friday prayers "to say 'No' to military detentions,
'No' to the military coup".
The call was issued at a news conference at a mosque in
suburban Cairo, where Morsi supporters have staged a sit-in since last week.
Troops with armoured vehicles have surrounded the area
since Wednesday, when Morsi was toppled, but have not intervened to clear the