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video-photos: Egypt Solidarity Rally-Boston Feb. 5, 2011
05 Feb 2011
Modified: 10:22:26 PM
Hundreds gathered in Boston today to support Egypt's call for freedom.
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Copley Square, Boston-Feb. 5, 2011:
Hundreds of pro-freedom activists gathered to support Egypt in its call for freedom and democracy and an end to Pres. Mubarak's tyrannical rule.
Activists in Boston rallied in Copley Sq. to hear pro-democracy speakers, calling for Mubarak's immediate removal from office and a new wave of freedom for the Egyptian people. Speakers were also critical of the US role in Egypt, supplying 1 1/2 billion dollars in aid yearly to the Mubarak regime.Pres. Obama was also criticized for his failure to call for Mubarak's immediate resignation.
Despite the cold february weather and piles of snow, protesters were energetic and spirited in conveying the call for Egypt's freedom.
This was the third Egypt rally in the area in one week; the first 2 were in Harvard Square, Cambridge, last sat. and yesterday feb. 4.

to see video of the feb. 5 protest, click on this link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IbhImpmCGQ

to view more photos, click on:
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See also:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IbhImpmCGQ
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157625984207068/detail/