Green Party celebrates Egyptian democratic victory, Asserts new government must be Egyptian, not US

US Green Party celebrates Egypt’s giant step towards democracy, asserts that the Egyptian people must build a new government according to their own interests, not US strategic demands The Green Party of the United States congratulated the Egyptian people and called President Hosni Mubarak’s resignation a huge step towards democracy, human rights, and stability for […]

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 […]

Egypt: Action Alert from Amnesty International USA

Note: On Feb 3, 2011, two Amnesty International staff members have been detained in Egypt. Amnesty International USA: TAKE ACTION NOW! from a January 29, 2001 e-mail The crackdown on freedoms is intensifying across Egypt as security forces use tear gas, water cannons, live rounds and lethal force against protesters. Pick up the phone and […]

Could internet, e-mail, or social media in the US be shut down? (weird coincidence today…)

(excerpt from) Electronista BlackBerry, phones back up in Egypt, briefly down here (North America) updated 11:50 am EST, Sat January 29, 2011

Live feed from Egypt

Link to Al Jazeera video as posted at Common Dreams: http://www.commondreams.org/video/2011/01/28-0 It has been about 3 hours that the people of Egypt are demonstrating on the street, in violation of the curfew. The video news from Al-Jazeera is reporting that Mubarak has now appointed a new Vice President, Omar Suleiman (also, spelled Omar Soliman) — […]

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