Six Dead as Protests Continue in Egypt

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Egyptian riot police gather near burning tires as a demonstrator throws an object towards them during a protest in Cairo, Egypt on January 26, 2011 Egyptian riot police gather near burning tires as a demonstrator throws an object towards them during a protest in Cairo, Egypt on January 26, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)

Tens of thousands of Egpytians took to the streets yesterday to call for the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak. The rallies turned violent as protesters clashed with security forces, leaving at least six people dead and many more woulded. About 900 have been have been detained so far, according to the Associated Press.

Guests:

Khalid Ezzalarab

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