Protests are raging throughout Egypt today, the largest mass demonstrations yet demanding an end to the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak. Thousands took to the streets today, after Friday Prayers.
A roundup of recent Boing Boing posts related to ongoing events in Egypt, and throughout the region:
• Egypt turns off internet, Lieberman wants same option for US
• Joe Biden says Mubarak isn't a dictator, questions legitimacy of protesters' demands
• Egypt: to thwart protests, government attempts to leave the internet
• NYT: Wikileaks cables reveal details of US-Egypt diplomacy
• After Egypt, Tunisia unrest, Syria cranks up the 'net censorship
• What is happening in Egypt, explained
• Egyptian activists' protest plan, translated to English
• Guardian reporter beaten, detained at Egypt protests; records audio throughout
• Egypt: Protests inspired by Tunisia and fanned by social media break out all over
• Egypt's men in Washington
• Egypt: yet another iconic photo of a brave protester smooching a bewildered cop
• Egypt: without internet, country may face "economic doom" Monday
• Mubarak: I'm dissolving Egypt's government, new one forms tomorrow, I'm not going anywhere
And CNET has an update on Egypt's internet going dark, with confirmation that carriers were ordered to halt communications within the country.