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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

crackdown continues in Egypt

Wael Ghonim and Ayman Mohyldin are free again, but others are still missing. Among them Blogger Abdul Kareem Nabeel Suleiman Amer, and independent film maker Samir Esh.

and many whose names we do not know.

6:47pm  There are reports of continuing crackdowns in Wadi al-Jadid.
Attributing the information to Egyptian security officials, Reuters reports that several protesters suffered gunshot wounds and one was killed when 3,000 protesters took to the streets.
AFP news agency reportes three dead and 100 are wounded in the clashes that have been going on for two days. The protesters, said the report, retaliated:
The furious mob responded by burning seven official buildings, including two police stations and a police barracks, a court house and the local headquarters of President Hosni Mubarak's ruling National Democratic Party.
Iran's PressTV, meanwhile, reoirts that three protesters have been killed and hundreds have been wounded.

pressure the Egyptian government to release them.