10 Feb '11, 12pm

Strikes swell Egypt protests despite regime threats: CAIRO - Tens of thousands of Egyptian workers walked out on...

Strikes swell Egypt protests despite regime threats: CAIRO - Tens of thousands of Egyptian workers walked out on...

CAIRO - Tens of thousands of Egyptian workers walked out on Thursday in mass nationwide strikes to demand wage increases and show support for the widening revolt against President Hosni Mubarak's regime. Strikes swept private and public sector workplaces in cities across the country, unions said, as the opposition defied stark warnings from Mubarak's lieutenants that they could face a military crackdown. In Cairo, some 3,000 health workers marched to join the anti-regime crowds that have blockaded parliament and occupied central Cairo's "liberated" Tahrir Square, epicentre of the defiant popular revolt. A security official confirmed union reports that thousands of employees in the public sector were staging strikes in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, the canal city of Suez and cities on the north coast and on the Red Sea. "There is definitely an escalation since the p...

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