CAIRO, March 25 (Reuters) - More than 2,000 people gatheredacross the Egyptian capital on Friday to demand more politicalreform, including a speedy trial of ousted president HosniMubarak, state news agency MENA said.
One thousand protesters gathered in Tahrir square, epicentreof Egypt's uprising, chanting nationalist slogans and callingfor Mubarak and other former government figures be tried forgraft. They also called for the release of political prisoners.
In a separate protest in downtown Cairo, 1,000 CopticChristians demanded the release of protesters they said weredetained in a previous demonstrations and called for speedyinvestigations into recent incidents of sectarian strife.
And in a third protest, 500 people gathered in front ofEgypt's state television and radio building, demanding thatemployees hired under Mubarak quit for what they called"incorrect and misleading" coverage of anti-Mubarak protests.