I would have been travelling to Cairo tomorrow for a meeting of the Egypt British Business Council but given the state of play there, we have cancelled our meetings.
I have been watching events unfold online and on Sky News and Al Jazeera. But the most interesting comment I have come across was in this morning's Observer. Ed Vulliamay has written a piece on Julian Assange and in it he comments:
"The American diplomats writing the cables leaked to Assange report many of the reasons for the Egyptian uprising: torture of political dissidents, even common criminals, to obtain confessions; widespread repression and fear; and – of special interest to anyone who follows WikiLeaks – the increasingly important role of internet activism, opposition blogging and communication with democratic movements within and without the country over the web."
You can read the full article at www.guardian.co.uk
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