Egyptian, other pro-democracy movements continue


This video from Egypt says about itself:

Live stream recorded from 13:01 GMT onward on Feb. 1st, 2011. Two million Egyptians in Tahrir Square protesting against Mubarak.

With his announcement that he will not step down and intends to serve out his term until September, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has thrown down the gauntlet before the millions opposing his regime: here.

Egypt protesters react angrily to Mubarak’s televised address: here.

Obama’s aim is all too clear: to keep Mubarak in office for as long as possible while fashioning a regime to prop up bourgeois rule and uphold US strategic and economic interests in the region: here.

What is the method behind the madness of Obama’s half-support of Mubarak today? Here.

Tony Blair describes Mubarak as ‘immensely courageous and a force for good’: here.

Egyptian protestors are using a Speak-to-Tweet landline service to update Twitter feeds: here.

Egypt LiveBlog: Egyptians Declare Friday “Friday of Departure” — Plan Another Protest: here.

Just out: eyewitness account of Cairo from ISR editor Ahmed Shawki: here.

Egyptian-Americans hold rallies: Standing in solidarity with those back home, people across the US organise protests: here.

In what appears to be preparation to confront, rather than appease, rising popular discontent, King Abdullah II of Jordan fired his current prime minister, Samir Rifai, 43, and replaced him Tuesday with a former prime minister, Maruf Bakhit, 64, who headed the government from 2005 to 2007: here.

The Tunisian uprising is continuing, even if the street protests have subsided following the government reshuffle that removed some of the old faces from the Ben Ali regime. And it is taking on a more working class character: here.

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