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EGYPT: Protesters defy curfew, surround opposition figure [VIDEO]

CNN.com

January 30, 2011 | 8:15 pm

The government’s call for protesters to obey a curfew and low-flying fighter jets overhead did nothing to deter thousands of Egyptians from continuing their protests into Sunday night, raising prospects that demonstrations could continue for a seventh day on Monday, when the U.S. plans to begin flying thousands of Americans out of the country.

Crowds surrounded Mohamed ElBaradei, a leading opposition figure, as he walked into Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Sunday. Throngs of people cheered his arrival.

Sunday’s protests appeared to be mostly peaceful, with signs of increasing cooperation between the army and civilians in the face of looting and threats of violence from criminal elements.

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