Saturday, January 29, 2011

Egypt. A curfew and six new deaths

OSNI Mubarak declared a curfew for three cities (Cairo, Alexandria and Suez) as of today, 18 am (16 pm GMT) to 7 pm, and until further notice. A decree was reached on the fourth day of anti-government protests. Today, six more victims were identified: five in Cairo and Suez. Hundreds of people were also injured. [Video]
* A fire on live TV
In Cairo, protesters torched the headquarters of the National Democratic Party (NDP) to power in Egypt. The building, overlooking the Nile, is caught by the flames, according to images broadcast live by television.
* A curfew imposed
Hosni Mubarak has ordered a curfew for the city of Cairo, Alexandria and Suez. He has also asked the army to maintain order with the police.

* A state of emergency in force since 30 years
Hosni Mubarak, commander in chief acts of green legislation on the state of emergency in force since ... thirty years. The armed forces will accordingly, in cooperation with the police, the application of "Decision, [maintaining] the security and [protect] public schools and [the] private property, "says one Egyptian television.

* One protester killed in Suez
Since this morning, new events take place in Egypt. Clashes have taken place particularly in mid-day instead of Guiza in downtown Cairo after Friday prayers, which brought together nearly 2,000 faithful whose opponent Mohamed ElBaradei, former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). There are dozens injured.
One protester was killed in clashes in Suez, shot in the head. In Alexandria, the crowd burned the governorate, the symbol of the regime of Mubarak. Furthermore, access to the Internet was simply cut in the country.

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