Egyptians are standing up for their rights. Brave Egyptians both men and women are standing up to gain their rights, to stop torture in Egypt and end the 30 years running emergency law that gave impunity to Egyptian Police officers who commit torture crimes. Systematic Egyptian Police brutality will have to end soon.
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Breaking news: Another scandal! Egyptian Police attack silent stand participants who went to Khaled Said’s street. Hundreds of participants are being cornered and beaten up by the Egyptian police now in the small street were Khaled Said lived. Police attacked and injured participants in the fifth silent stand on 20 August (10 Ramadan) who gathered [...]
The silent stand has started in Egypt. Please join us and send us your photos. email your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org or upload on the fan page. We will update you soon on the silent stand in Alexandria and Cairo.
Friday 20th August is the time for our next silent stand. A stand against torture in Egypt and against the 30 years running emergency law. We call on all our international supporters to join us by standing silent in their home or in any public place in their town. Please send us photos of you [...]
Article in Washington Post: Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are the new tools of protest in the Arab world
Washington Post: Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are the new tools of protest in the Arab world Khaled Said is not the first Egyptian whom police allegedly beat to death. But his death has sparked a virtual revolution that is affecting Egypt’s tightly controlled society. Said, a 28-year-old Egyptian businessman, was brutally beaten, his family and [...]
Press Release: “We are all Khaled Said” facebook page calls for a silent stand in solidarity with torture victims in Egypt
PRESS RELEASE: The “We are all Khaled Said” Facebook group calls for a Silent Stand on Friday the 23rd July on the anniversary of the July 1952 revolution in solidarity with all torture victims in Egypt.
The Fourth Silent Stand will be held in Egypt, with focus on Alexandria and attended worldwide on Friday the 23rd July. 23 July is the anniversary of the non-violent Egyptian white Revolution that took place in 1952 when the Egyptian army toppled the King of Egypt without a single drop of blood spilt. Many Egyptians [...]