2000 EGYPTIAN STUDENTS CONTINUE DEMONSTRATING FOR AN END OF STATE OF EMERGENCEY
2000 students demonstrate for change in a country in which it is illegal to demonstrate since 1981.
"Meanwhile, Egyptian opposition leader, Ayman Nour, contesting presidential elections this year said yesterday the authorities were obstructing his campaign and the ruling party was trying to portray him as a US agent."
It is an old tradition Paul Schemm points out in the San Francisco Chronicle:
The charge is reminiscent of past smear campaigns, in which other prominent opposition figures such as democracy activist Saad Eddin Ibrahim and human rights campaigner Hassan Abou Saada were accused by state-owned media of being in collusion with foreign powers to damage Egypt's reputation.
Its worth reading the entire article.
You did not think Mubarak (the darling of go slow Nasserites and Foggy bottom experts) is going to play fair, did you ?!
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