01.02.2011 27.Shevat, 5771
Hamas blocks Egypt solidarity demonstrations in Gaza, says rights group
Human Rights Watch reports that Gazan police thwarted local efforts to protest Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
Hamas authorities prevented demonstrations in the Gaza Strip aimed at showing solidarity with anti-government protesters in Egypt, Human Rights Watch said late Monday.
Throngs of Egyptians have taken to the streets in the last week demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak, in what observers are calling the largest protest movement to sweep the country in the last quarter-century. Egyptian security services have tried to stem the wave of unrest, to no avail….