People Power | 26.01.2011 11:35
Across Egypt 1,000s of people are taking to the street in a attempt to topple the corrupt, undemocratic and authoritarian regime of President Hosni Mubarak. This man who has ruled for 30 years in backed heavily by US economic and military aid who support his autocratic style. The people are using peaceful protest and civil disobedience against a vicious military police state.
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Show solidarity by contacting your Member of Parliament, and your Member's of the European Parliament, and ask them to voice support for the protesters. If you live in Wales, Northern Ireland. London or Scotland, contact your representatives in Welsh Assembly, Northern Ireland Assembly, London Assembly and Scottish Parliament.
The United Kingdom's democratic system, flawed as it might be, has been shaped by protest, whether it be the Levellers, the Chartists, the suffrogettes, trade unionists, anti-war protesters, or any other movement that opposes unjust systems and laws.
Egypt like Tunisia are now experiencing a turning point in their history where the people are now willing to resist oppression and corruption.
Support People Power and not Military Intervention.
Contact your political representatives at; http://www.writetothem.com/
Get them to voice support for the protests.
Instead, get to the Egypt Embassy demo scheduled for 3pm - 6pm (not fully confirmed yet, but according to comment on gu liveblog comment)
Address of the Embassy is: 26 South Street, London W1K 1DW
Website is: http://www.egyptembassyuk.org/artical.php?id=36
Not in london myself, so good luck... solidarity
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