Egypt Newslinks 24-25 November 2011

25 November 2011 —

25 November 2011
Tahrir terror: Female journos, ‘naked blogger’ assaulted Today at 14:55
Protest-riven Tahrir Square is becoming a savage minefield for women, as French and American female journalists are brutally beaten and raped, and Egypt’s ‘naked blogger’ mobbed. The latest victim is journalist for…

“The Degree To Which You Resist Is The Degree To Which You Are Free.”
The Wild Wild Left – Front Page Today at 14:19
By Phil Rockstroh – reprinted in full with his kind permission…
I’ve noticed a meme beginning to fester among liberal insiders who are positing that the Occupy Wall Street movement is starting to ‘distract’ the citizenry from the wicked machinations of Republicans of the legislative class.

Toxic cloud poisons Egypt’s election prospects Today at 11:36
A banned chemical agent has reportedly been used by the Egyptian military as the brutal crackdown against tens of thousands of protesters has overshadowed prospects of a democratic transfer in the country.

How dangerous is tear gas?
BBC News Today at 11:18
Protesters in Egypt are reporting severe reactions to tear gas being thrown at them. How dangerous is it?

Mass protests intensify against Egyptian junta
World Socialist Web Site Today at 09:21
Clashes continued yesterday in cities across Egypt, on the fifth day of mass protests demanding the overthrow of the US-backed Egyptian military junta.

Egypt prepares for Friday protest
BBC News Today at 09:18
Protesters in Cairo prepare to hold another mass rally to demand that Egypt’s military rulers step aside ahead of planned elections.

Egypt’s ‘last chance’: Tahrir braces for chaos Today at 09:13
The Egyptian capital is bracing for a fresh ‘March of millions’ with the slogan ‘Last chance’. But there is a fine line between peaceful protests and chaos as thousands make their way to Tahrir Square ahead of the…

Tahrir protesters to step up pressure on Egypt’s military
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 08:43

Storm Watch: Arab Spring
Mathaba News Briefing (Alerts) Today at 06:01
An Egyptian demonstrator takes part in a protest against President Hosni Mubarak’s regime at Tahrir Square in Cairo on January 30, 2011 (AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed)

24 November 2011
VIDEO: Tension still high on Cairo streets

BBC News Yesterday at 23:10
Egypt’s military rulers have appointed ex-prime minister Kamal Ganzouri to form a new government, state media say.

Egypt military ‘appoints new PM’
BBC News Yesterday at 20:01
Egypt’s military rulers appoint former prime minister Kamal Ganzouri to form a new government, state media say.

Syria unrest: Arab League ponders sanctions in Cairo Yesterday at 18:13
As the death toll continues to rise with Egypt’s military rulers refusing to step down, the Arab League has chosen Cairo as the perfect destination to discuss possible sanctions against Syria for not implementing its…

Millions out on Egypt’s streets to end military rule
Morning Star Yesterday at 17:16
Egyptian citizens are set to stage a million-man march in central Cairo tomorrow to press their demand for an end to military rule.

Egypt to free three US students
BBC News Yesterday at 15:43
A court in Egypt orders the release of three US students accused of taking part in the protests in Cairo, Egyptian officials say.

Isolate Egyptian military regime! Power to the people!
Socialist Alliance RSS feed Yesterday at 09:28
Socialist Alliance media release
Date: Thursday November 24, 2011
‘The Australian government should come out and support the Egyptian people in their demand that the Egyptian Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) return the government to the people who successfully ousted the former dictator Hosni Murbarak in February this year,’ Social …

Egypt army apologises over deaths
BBC News Yesterday at 09:16
Egypt’s ruling military apologises for the deaths of some 35 protesters in clashes with police, as unrest in Cairo and other cities enters its sixth day.

Nerves of steel on Tahrir Yesterday at 08:46
Thousands of Egyptians are continuing to occupy Tahrir Square, demanding the country’s military rulers resign. Police have reportedly fired live ammunition and tear gas mixed with nerve agent at the protesters, who show…

UN slams ‘excessive use of force’ against Egyptian protesters
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 02:07

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