March, strike planned for to­day

Austin American-Statesman - - THE SECOND FRONT -

Egypt’s po­lit­i­cal cri­sis is wi­den­ing, with plans for a huge march and a gen­eral strike to­day to protest the hur­ried draft­ing of a new con­sti­tu­tion and de­crees by Pres­i­dent Mo­hammed Morsi that gave him nearly un­re­stricted pow­ers. Morsi also faces the prospect of wider civil dis­obe­di­ence as me­dia, the tourism in­dus­try and law pro­fes­sors pon­dered moves that would build on a strike by the na­tion’s judges.

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