In a country where forensic evidence is relatively undeveloped, and with most cases of gender-based violence taking place in the family, many say this law could have made successful prosecutions nearly impossible.
Over 40,000 protest in Egypt, chant ''Down with Mubarak.'' Protests took place in Cairo, Alexandria, Tanta, Suez other cities in Egypt. There were some clashes with police and protesters, including tear gas and rubber bullets, according to several reports from news sites and Twitter.
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