The social and political situation in Egypt is increasingly uncontrollable. The Egyptian government has imposed a curfew between 18:00 and 7:00 hours in Cairo, Alexandria, and Suez; cities where there has been major outbreaks of violence. The Government has ordered the Army to support Police in order to hold protests against President Hosni Mubarak, reported the state television Al Jazeera.
Activists, meanwhile, have declared this day as ‘Friday of Wrath’; in addition, they have took the streets singing ‘Down with Hosni Mubarak ” as they threw stones at police officers surrounding them. At the same time, police attacked with water cannons outside the mosque in Cairo where opposition politician Mohamed El Baradei was.
Thousands of people have took the streets in Suez in the towns of Mansura, Sharqiya, and in the Nile Delta, according to several international agencies. Police officers have fired tear gas in Mansura, while hundreds of protesters have focused in Suez at the end of Friday prayers and activists are calling over trough Internet to take streets.
In an unprecedented act in the Internet history, the Egyptian regime of Hosni Mubarak has ordered all ISPs operators in the Arab country to cut their international connections to completely silence the protests that began on 25 January against the Egyptian government and now seem to have reached their peak with the huge protests from opposition groups in Cairo.
So far, more than three hundred people were arrested today during protests against the regime.
Source: Teleamazonas / El País