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Egyptian Blogger Says Raid On Occupy Wall Street Reminded Him Of Egyptian Military Crackdown

By Zaid Jilani  

"Egyptian Blogger Says Raid On Occupy Wall Street Reminded Him Of Egyptian Military Crackdown"

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Following the surprise raid on Occupy Wall Street last night, much of the country and world is shocked by the suddenness and heavy handedness of the tactics used by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the New York Police Department. The Egyptian blogger Big Pharoah, who covered his country’s uprising and its current path to democracy, tweeted just now that what he saw from the raid reminded him of what the Egyptian military and police did in Tahrir when his people were rising up:

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