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The Muslim Brotherhood said it plans to take part in the "Power Handover" protest planned for Friday alongside other political and revolutionary forces.
Repeating the group's previous assertions, Brotherhood Secretary General Mahmoud Hussein said the Tahrir Square sit-in will last until revolution demands are met.
“We will stay in Tahrir until demands of canceling the supplement to the Constitutional Declaration and the Parliament dissolution are fulfilled,” Freedom and Justice Party member Gamal Heshmat said.
Heshmat told Al-Masry Al-Youm that the party is awaiting an administrative court decision regarding an appeal against the dissolution of the People's Assembly. He described the dissolution decision as a political-judicial battle and said the assembly was convened following integral elections that expressed free popular will.
The Supreme Constitutional Court, whose decisions cannot be appealed, ruled earlier this month that a law governing parliamentary elections was unconstitutional.
Ali Khafagy, secretary general of the FJP’s Youth Committee, said marches would be held from Istiqama and Mostafa Mahmoud mosques in Mohandiseen on Friday at 5 pm, in coordination with revolutionary forces.
There will be one platform for all political forces, he said, adding that President-elect Mohamed Morsy’s win will be celebrated on Saturday, when he is expected to be sworn in. There will also be demonstrations Saturday to celebrate the launch of the Brotherhood's "Renaissance Project," a program that was part of Morsy's electoral platform.
The 25 January Revolution Board of Trustees, formed by prominent activists who took part in the revolution, called for protests against restrictions the ruling military council has set on the president's powers. Several parties and groups have also said they would participate.
Protesters have been gathering in Tahrir Square for around 10 days against the supplement to the Constitutional Declaration and the dissolution of the People’s Assembly.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm