11 February, 2011

Solidarity With Egypt: Amnesty Global Day Of Action

Amnesty is calling for a massive Worldwide day of solidarity with the currently ongoing popular revolt and protests in Egypt and the wider Middle East North Africa . The Global Action day is slotted for Saturday, February 11, 2011.The call has been made to marshall international support for the people of Egypt and the wider Middle East and North African region in their demands for an end to repression, for their freedom, their basic human rights and immediate reforms.

Participants will show support by organizing an event event or wearing the colours black, white or red  as symbol of their stand in defiance against all those who try to suppress the growing movement of people standing up for their rights, facing down injustice and offering hope for a better world.

For more information on this event one can visit www.amnesty.org/mena-action for information on events in their country.

The digital event can be witnessed on Facebook at ; http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=153530548034620

For Amnesty's online action page you can also visit here; http://www.amnesty.org/en/appeals-for-action/end-crackdown-uphold-human-rights

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