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the following is quoted from an email I got..thanx Sherif for collecting all the info..u made my life easier :-)

There are several protests organized in major cities around the world to commemorate the events of the black referendum day, demand the immediate release of all detainees and support the demands for judicial independence.

It is official now, May 25th is the international day for Solidarity with the Egyptian pro-democracy movement. Besides Cairo, there are protests planned in Beirut, London, Paris, Athens, The Hague, Seoul, New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Toronto and Montreal and the list keeps growing.

The streets are ours

Wednesday May 24:

!!!Paris: There will be a demo in front of the Egyptian Embassy at 2 pm.

Address is l'Ambassade d'Egypte, 56, av. d'Iéna, 16ème, métro Iéna.

For all information please contact Dina at [email protected]

Other than the Egyptian Activists there will be some other French NGOs supporting them including Agir Contre la guerre, Syndicat de la Magistrature (Union of Justice .. i.e The French Judges), la Federation Internationale des Droits de l'Homme, Ligue des Droits de l'Homme.

Thursday May 25:

Athens:

There will be a demo organised by the Greek Stop the War Coalition and the Athens Labour Centre.

the demo will take place at 7 pm outside the Egyptian Embassy. For more information please contact [email protected]

Chicago:

There will be a demo in front of the Egyptian Consulate at 500 N. Michigan (12:30 PM) organised by the Egyptian Committee in Support of the Egyptian Judges (Chicago). The Demo will be organised in Coordination with some other Local NGOs who want to show solidarity with the Egyptian Judges.

For more information please contact Ahmed Attia ([email protected]) and Rime Naguib ( [email protected]).

London:

There will be a demo in front of the Egyptian Embassy at 5:30 PM (26 South Street, Mayfair, nearest Tube Station is Green Park). The flyer for this Demo will be available soon on http://elkhan-elmasry.blogspot.com/ .

Montreal:

In front of Egyptian Consulate. 1 Place Ville-Marie (corner Rene Levesque and University Streets) at noon. For more information: [email protected]

New York:

There will be a demo in front of the Egyptian Consulate at 5:30 PM. For more information about that demo please contact Shehab Fakhry at [email protected]

Toronto:

In front of Egypt Air Office, 151 Bloor St. West (East of Avenue Rd.) from 5:30 - 7:00

For more information contact the Toronto Egyptian Solidarity Campaign at: [email protected]

Washington:

In front of the Egyptian Embassy, 3521 International Court, NW, Washington DC 20008. (Metro: Van Ness/UDC). For more info. Sumita at [email protected]

Friday May 26

Seol:

There will be a demo in front of the Egyptian Embassy. For Further information, please contact CJ on [email protected] . Please note that the South Koreans have already organised a very successful demo last year in support of the "Kifaya" movement.

There are other protests in Beirut, San Francisco and the Hague. But, not sure about the exact dates.

Beirut:

Egyptian Embassy … Mohamed El Berzy Street next to Engineers Syndicate. For more info.: Mourad Ali at [email protected]

The Hague:

No information yet

San Francisco:

The demo will be in front of the Egyptian Consulate For more information please contact Sherry Wolf at: [email protected]

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The New York City demonstration will not be at 5:00 pm. It will be at 12:30 pm at the Egyptian consulate.

beirut protest will take place in front of the egyptian emabassy ( bir hassan - mohamad berzy st.) in beirut at 1 p.m. 25/5/2006 and this is the original text

أفرجوا عن المعتقلين السياسيين ومعتقلي الرأي في مصر

تلبية للدعوة العالمية وتضامناً مع القوى والحركات الديمقراطية التي تتعرض للقمع والاعتقال في مصر تدعوكم جمعيات ومنظمات وتيارات سياسية ومدنية الى المشاركة في اعتصام سلمي امام مبنى السفارة المصرية احتجاجاً ورفضاً لسياسات القمع والاعتقال التي تطال الناشطين من اجل الديمقراطية والحريات

نطالب السلطات المصرية بالإفراج عنهم حالاً والكف عن ضرب الحريات والحقوق المدنية والديمقراطية ونضم صوتنا الى صوت المناضلين المصريين في مطلبهم بإلغاء حالة الطوارئ

المكان: امام مبنى السفارة المصرية بير حسن، جوار نقابة المهندسين - شارع محمد البزري

الخميس في 25 ايار 2006، الساعة الواحدة ظهر

The New York Demonstration is taking place at 12:30 pm not 5:30. For more information contact Shehab Fakhry at [email protected]

Hi from Tornot - Canada

You can find photos of today’s activity in the following sites :

http://horrya.invisionzone.com/index.php?showtopic=1397

http://forum.harakamasria.org/showthread.php?t=6757

Please feel free to copy.

Regards

freefreer

May 25, 2006

Toronto