31 Jan '11, 8am

Egyptian protesters on Mon called for an indefinite general strike & said they planned a 'million man march' on Tues.

Egyptian protesters on Mon called for an indefinite general strike & said they planned a 'million man march' on Tues.

Egyptian protesters called for an indefinite general strike and said they planned a 'million man march'. -- PHOTO: AFP CAIRO - EGYPTIAN protesters on Monday called for an indefinite general strike and said they planned a 'million man march' on Tuesday to mark one week since the start of deadly anti-government protests. 'It was decided overnight that there will be a million man march on Tuesday,' Eid Mohammed, one of the protesters and organisers, told AFP. 'We have also decided to begin an open ended general strike,' he said. The strike was first called for by workers in the canal city of Suez late on Sunday. 'We will be joining the Suez workers and begin a general strike until our demands are met,' Mohammed Waked, another protest organiser, told AFP. In Tahrir square, hundreds of protesters camped out overnight, in a bid to keep up the biggest anti-government protests in ...

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