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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-11 03:21 AM
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The Million March Countdown has begun. People are slowly hitting the streets
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Edited on Fri Jan-28-11 04:11 AM by Catherina
Edit to add the twitter link http://fr.twitter.com/search?q=egypt%20Jan25


ameerdaou RT @Farrah3m: THE MILLION MARCH COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN! I'M SO SCARED I THINK IM GONNA CRY! people slowly beginning to hit the streets #jan25 #egypt #jan28 half a minute ago via web


# Mafalda-a-la-playa-24239_normal fcoel RT @bencnn: Cairo streets full of trucks with riot police. Tentions EXTREMELY #egypt #jan25 half a minute ago via web


# Use_it__i_ll_give_u_100___normal DrBaher RT @AJEnglish You can follow all the latest news from #Egypt on our special coverage page: http://aje.me/eNopaX #Jan25 half a minute ago via Twitterrific


MKillustration RT @SawsanGad: IT people, please bring Egypt back online by giving them global proxy http://bit.ly/iiLnw5 #Jan25 #Egypt #DayofAnger #techsavvy #ITnerds less than a minute ago via web


chaoticbr RT @hilalchouman: RT @ArabRevolution: RT @najibcherif #Egypt:Foreign journalists are not allowed to leave their hotels #jan25 less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


# Avatar_normal 8s RT @Karoli: via @RickSanchezTV reports of govt. thugs posing as extremists to splash acid on protesters. #jan25 #praynot http://bit.ly/foEKqK less than a minute ago via Echofon


metaphytwit RT @HaninSh: RT @SultanAlQassemi: Joe Biden on Mubarak "I would not refer to him as a dictator." http://bit.ly/f6Ypya http://bit.ly/f6Ypyanly #Jan25 less than a minute ago via TweetDeck




Haroon_Siddique RT @GabyVerdier: RT @haroon_siddique ALARMING NEWS OUT OF EGYPT: http://on.fb.me/gxXA7j plz HELP & share, we're their voice now #Jan25 #Egypt


Alarming News out of Egypt
by Egyptian Association for Change - USA الجمعية المصرية للتغيير on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 4:36pm
by Stephen McInerney on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 7:07pm



Tomorrow the Egyptian people are planning to take to the streets to protest against the repressive, corrupt government of Hosni Mubarak, in numbers far greater than we saw on Tuesday. The government seems to be pulling out the stops to prevent this.



We've been getting phone calls from Egyptian activists that we work with in the past 90 minutes saying the following:

* The internet went down entirely in Egypt roughly an hour ago, 12:30 am Egypt time - first all access to the internet via computers, then also via cell phones (they could initially access the internet via cell phone after computers were not working).

* 1-2 hrs prior to that, all SMS text messaging went down.

* currently, we're being told that large numbers of plainsclothes police officers and security officers are going through the streets covering parked cars with gasoline. The activists expect that the govt plans to light all the cars on fire, claim that the protesters were burning everything, and use that as a pretext to use severe violence to repress the protests, and eliminating all means for the people to relay the truth out of the country.

* they are being told by sources within the regime that very large groups of govt-organized thugs, calling themselves "ikhwan al-Haq" , are going to be in the streets with knives, swords, etc..., attacking and killing protesters in the streets tomorrow; they don't know whether this may be deliberately and falsely leaked to discourage demonstrators; but they do see evidence that these groups are being organized. they may also claim that these violent groups are the demonstrators as a pretext to use violence on the real demonstrators.

* they are all expecting all mobile phone service to go down shortly

They are asking us to help spread the word on all of this information.

Please pass this along to anyone interested.
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