Egypt standoff between president, prosecutor ends - Article Photos 4/4

Egyptian Prosecutor General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud speaks to hundreds of supporters, judges, lawyers and media in a downtown courthouse defying a presidential decision to remove him from his post, saying this infringes on the judiciary's independence, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, October 13, 2012. President Mohammed Morsi ordered Prosecutor General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud to step down to appease public anger over the acquittals of ex-regime officials accused of orchestrating violence against protesters last year. (AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa)