Friday, January 28, 2011

Egypt's Day of Anger

I've spent the entire day in front of the TV and online watching Operation Egypt updates on Facebook. My sister and family are fine but staying close to home and inside during curfew. The most amazing moment was when protestors stopped rioting and lined up during the day's final prayer call. In case you've been misled by Fox News, this is not a fight between the religious extreme and the government. It's an expression of anger against government corruption, election fraud, police brutality, and poverty. Tonight Mubarak promised a new government in the morning but that's not likely to make a difference to those who want a greater change in leadership.

Photos from The New York Times.

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