Protests in Egypt intensify

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The third straight day of protests in Egypt escalated into more violence outside Cairo Thursday, with reports of a fire department set ablaze and of shots exchanged between police and demonstrators.

Anti-government protests were buoyed by the return on Thursday night of Mohamed ElBaradei, a vocal campaigner for political reform. The pro-democracy advocate lives in Vienna.

Earlier in the day, Egyptian riot police had filled the streets of the capital, clashing with downtown protesters defying a new law banning organized demonstrations.

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Posted January 27, 2011 at 5:00 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. mari wrote:

Something the mainstream media in the US isn’t reporting on, Wade Rathke, one of the founders of ACORN and on George Soros payroll, has with his most recent Soros funded organization, have been in Egypt for weeks now, stirring up the people who are now behind the protests.

January 27, 11:09 pm | [comment link]
2. Sick & Tired of Nuance wrote:

May Hosni Mubarak have Wade Rathke and George Soros arrested and may he have them face justice in the Egyptian courts for their part in this!

January 28, 11:56 am | [comment link]
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