Egyptian, other freedom fights continue


Over 2,000 celebrated the ousting of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak at a rally in Trafalgar Square, central London, on Saturday organised by Amnesty International and supported by UK and international trade union federations. Egyptian socialist Waseem Wagdi told the rally: ‘I come to you from spending a week in Tahrir Square‘: here.

Sudan’s communists: `In solidarity with Egypt’s freedom fighters’: here.

Major protests took place in Yemen and Algeria over the weekend, as thousands took to the streets in rallies against government corruption, poverty and unemployment. Unrest continues to simmer in many parts of the Middle East and North Africa, including in Tunisia, Jordan, Iraq and, most recently, Bahrain: here.

This video from 2006 says about itself:

Bahrainis protest against the torturers of the Al Khalifa dictatorship. In front of UN house Manama on International Human Rights Day.

Al Khalifa dictatorship in Bahrain tortured and killed countless democracy campaigners.

Thousands of protesters gather at Sanaa University in Yemen for fourth day – Bloomberg: here.

Nigeria: ‘Egypt-Like Protests Will Happen Here If Elections Are Rigged’: here.

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