”Day of Departure”. Time for Mubarak to go. I need to move from the edge of town, where I found refuge last night with two lovely friends, to a hotel downtown. I’ll wait for the noon prayers, the most important in the Muslim week, hoping to find less obstacles on my way.
Mubarak’s propaganda machine is running. A lot of people in #Egypt are tired and scared. Many of them want to believe empty promises
State-owned Nile TV in #Egypt is highlighting Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi calling Mubarak “the wisest of men”
Reaching Tahrir square was impossible. The vigilante groups questioned us at least twice in every block. As foreigners in general are accused of plotting against Egypt, we were harassed. We wasted hours and the curfew started at 5pm. Coming back was another odyssey. They called us from Amnesty International because two of her colleagues remain disappeared