Berlusconi defends dictator Mubarak

Berlusconi and MubarakFrom Reuters:

BRUSSELS, Feb 4 – Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Friday praised Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as a wise man

So, Tony Blair is not the only idiot in Europe supporting the bloody Egyptian dictator.

U.S. [Republican] Senator McCain Compares Arab Pro-Democracy Movements in the Middle East to a “Virus”: here.

US Military Chief Says Aid to Egypt Should Continue: Admiral Mike Mullen says so: here.

The New York Times reports that the US is negotiating with the Egyptian military to force Mubarak, preserve the regime, and put the Vice President and former chief of military intelligence, Omar Suleiman, in charge as transitional president. The US trusts him, of course, because in addition to torturing Egyptians he helped run the CIA’s kidnapping and torturing ring, known as ‘rendition’: here.

BP support for Mubarak dictatorship revealed: here.

US cartoons on Egypt: here.

VIDEO: Wednesday’s attacks by Mubarak’s thugs: here.

Hundreds of thousands flood Tahrir Square for largely peaceful ‘Day of Departure’: here.

Egypt: Release Detained Activists, Journalists: here.

Sign in Tahrir Square, Cairo: “Come on, leave, I want to shave!”

Interview with an Egyptian protester: here.

Doctors in Cairo insist protester deaths are the work of snipers now targeting Tahrir Square: here.

Two correspondents for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty have been detained in Egypt, according to U.S. Embassy in Cairo: here.

100,000 in Alexandria Today — Support for Tahrir Square: here.

Protests in Tanta today: here.

Chomsky: It’s not radical Islam that worries the US – it’s independence: here.

Hosni Mubarak is for sale on eBay: here.

Revolt in Egypt Inspires Palestinians: here.

Syrian Activists Protest Today in Damascus: here.

Mideast Students in US Riveted by Egypt Revolt: here.

Egyptian solidarity protests this Saturday across Canada — find your city: here.

Demo to support Egyptian people in Lisbon, Portugal. Tomorrow Saturday 3pm, Praça do Município, Lisboa.

After years of mafia threats and what he sees as official indifference, the director of a contemporary art museum near Naples has had enough. In a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, he has requested asylum for his museum — and says his entire staff is prepared to move to Berlin if she agrees: here.

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