Thursday, February 10, 2011

The demands of the Egyptian revolution at Tahrir Square

Demands for an immediate response:

1. The resignation of President Mohammad Hosni Mubarak

2. The abolition of Emergency Law

3. Abolition of the State Security Investigation

4. The Declaration of Mr. Omar Soliman’s commitment not to run for the presidency in the upcoming presidential election

5. Resolve the People's Assembly and Shura Council

6. The release of all detained since Jan. 25

7. End the curfew for the return of normal life in all parts of the country

8. Cancellation of the University guards

9. Proper Investigations for those responsible for the use of violence against peaceful demonstrators since January 25, and the bullying that followed the January 28

10. Dismissal of Anas ElFikky and stop the surge and the threat of treason accusations in the media against the revolution, and stop inciting hatred against foreigners in the streets

11. Compensate shopkeepers for their losses during the curfew

12. Broadcasting the demands above through Radio and Television.

The demands of the transitional period:

1. Drafting a new constitution

2. The right to publish newspapers without prior authorization, as well as TV and radio stations

3. Implementation of the rule of the minimum wage in 1200 c – “21 606 administrative rule”

4. The right to form political parties by notice

5. The right to establish trade unions and associations by notifice

6. Achieve true independence of the national newspapers, radio and television stations with all the requisite legislation and restructuring of institutions and ministries

7. Cancel the performance of national service in the police

8. Stop security control over communications and Internet


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Sunday, February 06, 2011

Help us Locate Ziad Bakir

A friend’s brother is missing since last Friday the 28th and we need to spread the news as much as we can to find him. I am sure there a loads more missing but Ziad is the only one I know. Info attached below:

Ziad Mohamed Bakir
Artist and graphic desinger at the Cairo Opera House
Missing since the 28th of January 2011
If you have any information, kindly call 016 8411 425