Rediff.com
Print this article

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
An activist from the All India Students Association (AISA) attends a protest against Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak outside the Egyptian embassy in New Delhi

Egypt continues to be gripped by uncertainty after the refusal of President Hosni Mubarak to step down.

The promise by country's military Supreme Command Council to hold free and fair elections soon has fallen on deaf ears. What's worse, Egyptians are now feeling betrayed -- having expected the army to stand by them in this hour of crises.

As protestors gather on the streets for what appears to be a massive showdown, rediff.com summarises their sentiments expressed through their placards and banners.

Click on NEXT to see more PHOTOS...

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
A protester carries an anti-government placard during mass demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
A protester holds up a placard as local doctors and nurses attend anti-government mass demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
Protest posters are seen stuck to a shop window in the opposition stronghold of Tahrir Square, in Cairo

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
A man carries a picture depicting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as Adolf Hitler during a protest in Cairo

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest at the Egyptian embassy in London

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
Protesters carry anti-government placards during mass demonstrations inside Tahrir Square in Cairo

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
Jordanian demonstrators shout during a protest against Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in front of the Egyptian embassy in Amman

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
An opposition supporter lifts a placard at the front line near Tahrir Square in Cairo. The placard reads, "Thanks Egypt youth" (top) and "we will not leave till we get the 70 billion dollars"

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
An anti-Mubarak protester holds a poster depicting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as Adolf Hitler, as she shows her support for the anti-Mubarak demonstrations in Egypt, in front of the Egyptian embassy in Madrid

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
A protester holds up a picture depicting Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak during mass demonstrations against Mubarak, in Alexandria 

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
An anti-government protester displays pictures of Mubarak and members of his cabinet on the bottom of a shoe during mass demonstrations in Alexandria

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
An Iranian worshipper throws footwear at a banner of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak after Friday prayers in Tehran

The writing is on the wall, Mr Mubarak!

Last updated on: February 11, 2011 17:04 IST
A protester carries her child as she chants anti-government slogans during mass demonstrations against Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in Alexandria. The placard reads in part: "People of Egypt beware, if the regime stays, there will be revenge..."