Friday, November 11, 2011

Protesters prepare for global day of action against Egypt's military junta

Egyptian activists accuse generals of trying to crush political change, spurring plans for protests in cities including New York

Jack Shenker in Cairo, Friday 11 November 2011

"Protesters in more than 20 cities worldwide are preparing to take action against Egypt's military junta, as part of a global day of solidarity to "defend the Egyptian revolution".

Rallies and marches have been scheduled across four continents for Saturday following an appeal from Cairo-based activists who accuse army generals of launching a systematic crackdown on human rights in an effort to crush political change in the aftermath of this year's uprising, which toppled President Hosni Mubarak and left a Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (Scaf) in his place.....

No comments: