Egyptian activists reach out to global Occupy movement

06.10.2011                      09.Cheschwan. 5772

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Egyptian activists reach out to global Occupy movement

"You, too, are marching, occupying, striking, shutting things down," statemet says; UK protesters hold live-video feed with Syria’s protesters.

Egyptian activists have called on the global Occupy movement to help “defend” their country’s revolution and call attention to what they described as the continuing abuse of power by the country’s ruling military junta.
On Thursday, Egyptian activists released a statement directed at the Occupy movement – which started in New York’s Financial District in September and has since spread to hundreds of cities worldwide – saying they are also fighting against a “1 percent elite” bent on stifling democracy and social justice….