Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – January 27, 2011

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Guardian Journalist Arrested and Beaten Alongside Protesters in Egypt, Secretly Records Ordeal; Guardian Reporter Jack Shenker on Egypt Protests: “Fear Barrier Seems to Have Been Broken;” Egyptian American Activist: Hillary Clinton Forgets to Mention Tear Gas, Tanks, Concussion Grenades Used Against Egyptian Protesters Are Made in the U.S.; From Tucson to Virginia Tech: Shooting Survivor Calls for Gun Control.

Today’s Headlines

    * Defying Gov’t Ban, Egyptians Protest Mubarak
    * Clinton: Egypt Should Enact Reforms, Respect “Universal Rights”
    * Thousands Protest Saleh in Yemen
    * Tunisia Issues Arrest Warrant for Ben Ali
    * Arizona Judicial Emergency Could Delay Loughner Trial; Giffords Condition Improves
    * U.S. Deficit to Hit Record $1.5 Trillion
    * Financial Crisis Panel Recommends Prosecutions
    * Soldier Reaches Plea Deal in Afghan “Kill Team” Case
    * Préval Protégé to Exit Haiti Race
    * Thousands Protest U.S. Coca Stance in Bolivia
    * Palestine Papers: Palestinians Acceded to U.S. Demand for Goldstone Delay
    * Gay Rights Activist Slain in Uganda
    * Accused Penn. Teen is Youngest Person Ever to Face Life Term