Egypt March 31 - April 1 2008
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Egyptian govt blocks solidarity delegation to Gaza
Protest rally at a military checkpoint on the Sinai after having been
blocked by the security forces.
Leaving the bus behind at the
checkpoint the symbolic march through the desert to the Rafah crossing
some 150 km away begins.
As the march was initiated spontaniously
water got scarce and dawn was approaching. Nine delegates were nevertheless
decided to continue. They got stopped by the police, withdrawn their
passports and threatened with arrest.
Protest rally in front of
the EU's premises in Cairo.
Addressing the crowd and the media.
More pictures from the march on the Sinai
More pictures from the demo in front of the EU premises in Cairo