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Chicagoans with ties to Egypt react to turmoil in country

As the country gets ready to celebrate the 4th of July, some  Egyptians in Chicago who say Wednesday was like their independence day.

They are opposed to President Mohammed Morsi’s leadership and say they are now hopeful for their country after hearing the opposition has removed him from power.

 

In addition to blaming <orsi for the crumbling economy, Egyptians opposed to the leader have also accused him of restricting religious freedom by forcing Islamic rule.

 

WGN’s  Krystle Gutierrez spoke with some Egyptian’s in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood.

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1 Comment to “Chicagoans with ties to Egypt react to turmoil in country”

    DC123 said:
    July 3, 2013 at 11:57 PM

    Perfect timing! Independance for Egyptians and The USA! 3rd and 4th of July!

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