Cairo crowds: Forcing faster transition

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CAIRO – Huge crowds of protesters chanting "Freedom - down, down with military rule!" stood in Tahrir Square on Tuesday, demanding that a new governing body replace the interim ruling military council just days before Egyptians take to the polls. "

For more than 60 years, regardless of who's in power, we've been ruled by the military," said Abdel Rahman Ayad, 24, active in protests since the revolution. "The people simply don't want this. Forget (the military). We want a government that is from the people, not the military."

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