Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – February 1, 2011

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Millions Against Mubarak: Democracy Now!’s Sharif Abdel Kouddous Reports Live from Tahrir Amid Massive Protest; “Mubarak is Our Berlin Wall”: Egyptian Columnist Mona Eltahawy on How the Youth Drove the Uprising in Cairo and Implications for Democracy in the Region; Media Blackout in Egypt and the U.S.: Al Jazeera Forced Off the Air by Mubarak, Telecommunications Companies Block Its Expansion in the United States; Digital Darkness: U.S., U.K. Companies Help Egyptian Regime Shut Down Telecommunications and Identify Dissident Voices.

Today’s Headlines

    * Egyptian Protests Enter Day 8: Millions Fill Streets to Oppose Mubarak
    * Looting Tied to Backers of Mubarak Regime
    * Egyptian VP Reaches Out to Opposition Groups
    * U.S. Refuses to Call for Mubarak’s Ouster
    * Jordananian King Dismisses Government
    * Fed Judge Rules Healthcare Bill to be Unconstitutional
    * Haiti Offers Diplomatic Passport to Ousted President Aristide
    * Haitian Man Dies After Being Deported from U.S.
    * Iran Demands American Hiker Return for Trial
    * Arizona Gun Advocates Push for Weakening Firearms Laws
    * Undercover Investigators Expose Gun Show Loophole
    * Lacking Insurance, Father of Hip Hop Faces Medical Crisis