Ten days ago, two young Egyptian activists broke a communications blackout and called us from Cairo’s Liberation Square to launch an international campaign over the phone. Just minutes ago, after a 30 year dictatorship, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned.
Egypt has been run by a dictator for 30 years. Six days ago, Egyptians said ‘enough’, and millions took to the streets. Over the weekend, as the government allowed phone calls for a few hours, two young pro-democracy activists started an online campaign which is taking off like wildfire. Show your support for Egyptian pro-democracy activists here!
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