Mubarak resigned. Amnesty describes “Obama and Egypt: The Window for Action Remains Open”

Full post, including a list of five demands that the Obama administration (and everyone) should make on the people controlling Egypt at the link: here.

Obama and Egypt: The Window for Action Remains Open

Hosni Mubarak’s stubborn pride and imperious manner made change in Egypt personal, but he was right in his speech Thursday when he said it was not about him.  It is about bringing about institutional and constitutional change that will embed and protect democratic and human rights for all of Egypt.

That means that after a day of celebrating Mubarak’s resignation, the protesters are cognizant enough that there is hard and important work to be done.  And that means President Obama still has one more chance to do what’s right for Egypt and for the United States.

Human rights activists and the Egyptian protesters have been rightly disappointed so far in his muddled and wavering message and policy…

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