It is a hard road toward democratic reforms in Egypt. A week after protesters broke into the Israeli Embassy in Cairo, the Egyptian military government took steps it said were necessary to preserve order, expanding its powers to detain people without charging them.
Sept. 30, 2011 An estimated 20,000 protesters converge on Cairo's Tahrir Square to press Egypt's military rulers to speed up the transfer of power to civilians. The protest was the largest since the military forcibly ended a sit-in in August. MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY/REUTERS Buy Photo