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Egypt: Forty arrested in “day of protest”

‘The short story: what had been talked about nonstop for the past month as a “day of anger” with national outbreaks of protests all over the place completely fizzled out with a pathetic whimper. About 40 people were arrested, mostly in Kafr al-Sheikh, and security presence was slightly more massive than usual,’ writes The Arabist, from Egypt, on a massive day of protest anticipated today.

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