Unrest in Egypt: Protesters Show No Sign of Slowing Down

Egypt, critical ally to the U.S., struggles with political turmoil between leaders and citizens.
1:10 | 12/06/12

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There is a battle in the streets outside the presidential palace in egypt, again. And abc's nick schifrin is there. Reporter: Tonight, 10,000 egyptians taking the fight over their future to the presidential palace. They want president mohamed morsi, the man they elected, now to be removed for seizing too much power. Last night, the same street was a war zone. Six killed, 700 injured. The biggest crisis here since egypt, one of america's most important arab allies, overthrew its dictator, hosni mubarak. These very same people filled these same streets two years ago. Today, they are chanting the exact same songs, only replacing mubarak's name with morsi's. Tonight, morsi refused to give up the absolute power he seized to write a new constitution. One that many here feel doesn't protect the rights and freedoms they fought so hard for. He has become like using -- you didn't like mubarak, it is worse than mubarak. Reporter: The president's defiance has only increased the tension here. And tonight, these people vow to fight on in the name of democracy. Diane?

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