Updated: Egyptians Utilize Social Media in the Massive Anti Mubarak Demonstration: Now Live Streaming #Jan25
This 25th of January, the day Egyptian activists rallied Egyptians to demonstrate across Egypt against the rule of Egypt’s President Hussni Mubarak and harsh economic conditions.
10s Thousands of rallied across Egypt in a bid to emulate the Tunisian revolution that toppled its dictator Zien Al Abden Ben Ali.
Egyptians were creative in using social media, with Khaled Saed anti torture page about to reach 400,000 followers, the page was instrumental in organizing activists – Khaled Saed is an Egyptian man beaten to death by 2 Egyptian police men because he posted a video on Youtube about Police corruption-
Now, Egyptian activists went more creative, live streaming demonstration, thus documenting live any attempt of police brutally, hence preventing that from happing.
Here is a link to the the live stream at Al Masyer Alyoum Egyptian Arabic newspaper:
and here is the stream it self:
On the other hand, activists are tweeting live from demonstration under hashtag #Jan25 with images of what is happing.
Seems the Arab world is going under wave of change that can not be stopped, in Jordan last week thousands of Jordanians rallied to topple Samer Alrifai’s government, the same in Algeria and Yemen.
Update: Rased News Network (RNN) page on facebook is offering Minute by Minute updates about the events in (Arabic.)
#images via @TravellerW