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(Alexandria) - When my translator and I arrived at the main morgue in Alexandria on Saturday morning to try and figure out how many people had died the previous day in the violent clashes that engulfed the city, officials held us back. We needed official permission, they said, and couldn't give us any information without that.
1 February 2011
Amnesty International is urging the Egyptian military to respect the rights of protesters as Cairo demonstrators held their biggest protest yet amid ongoing nationwide unrest.
31 January 2011: The ITUC has announced its strong support for the Egyptian opposition's call for a general strike in favour of democracy and fundamental rights today. The opposition's move follows yesterday's general-strike call by the country's newly established independent trade union centre.
31 January 2011
Amnesty International has called on the Sudanese government to end its crackdown on freedom of expression following the arrest of at least 70 people at demonstrations inspired by those in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen.