Archives: 2008

Over 50,000 rally as pro-Gaza demos sweep Egypt’s cities

AFP reports: More than 50,000 people took to the streets of a dozen Egyptian cities on Sunday to protest against the killing of more than 280 Palestinians in 24 hours of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip. The largest protest saw around 8,000 people demonstrate on the streets of Assiut, a city in southern

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Gaza protests updates

Follow updates about the Cairo demonstrations by Per and Sarah. I’ll try to post later more reports about the demos in the universities and the provinces. UPDATE: There are clashes in London, around the Israeli embassy building, according to Clare. Demo is really angry. Police trying to keep us off streets. Large organized groups turning

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All out to support Gaza

Demonstrations will take place tomorrow in all major Egyptian universities in Cairo and the provinces. The MBs, Socialists, and Nasserists will be mobilizing. There will be protests outside the mosques following the noon prayers in the provinces, a march on the parliament by noon, and a protest in front of the Doctors’ Syndicate at 1pm.

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DEMO IN SOLIDARITY WITH GAZA TODAY

Demo is planned in 20 mins to take place in front of the Press Syndicate in solidarity with Gaza.. at 5pm sharp… We are racing against deadlines here at El-Badeel to include expanded Gaza coverage… We will be giving it three pages in tomorrow’s issue… Already journalists who finished their stories are now racing to

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War has started

Israel is launching airstrikes against Gaza, as I’m typing right now. This is happening with total complicity from Mubarak and the Arab regimes. Reports say 140 Palestinians at least have been killed and 200 injured up till now. Down with Israel. Down with Mubarak. Victory to the Palestinian Resistance.

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