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Answering Egypt's Call for Solidarity

Posted 7 years ago on Nov. 26, 2011, 9:56 a.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

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On November 22, occupiers of Tahrir Square issued an urgent call for global solidarity, asking the world to:

  • Occupy / shut-down Egyptian embassies worldwide. Now they represent the junta ; reclaim them for the Egyptian people.

  • Shut down the arms dealers. Do not let them make it, ship it.

  • Shut down the part of your government dealing with the Egyptian junta.

The Occupy movement is answering their call. Yesterday, hundreds marched on the Egyptian consulate in New York City.

In NYC today (Saturday, Nov 26), an Egyptian solidarity rally will begin at 1 PM at the Egypt Mission (East 44th St & 2nd Ave), with a march at 4PM.

An action is also being planned for Thursday, December 1st in front of a tear gas plant in Jamestown, Pennsylvania that has been supplying the Egyptian military junta. Participants from Occupy camps across the Northeast region will gather outside of the plant, which is owned by Combined Systems International. Read More...