Egyptians are planning to take to the streets late this week, both in North Africa and in the Tri-State area.
Facebook Page We are all Khaled Said, which galvanized the protestors who brought down President Hosni Mubarak, is calling for a Friday of Justice for Revolution Martyrs this week.
The protestors are demanding the arrest of all involved in shooting protestors and a clean-up of the ministry of [the] interior.
Friday has been a traditional protest day throughout the Middle East and North Africa during the Arab spring. In the run-up to the 18 days of protests in Tahrir Square that ousted Mubarak, many protests were organized after Friday afternoon prayers, known as Jumma in Arabic, bringing Egyptian Muslims together at mosques throughout the city.
New York's Egyptian-Americans plan to protest in solidarity with their homeland.
One New York-based protest planned by a consortium of Egyptian-American activist organizations will run from 5 to 8pm, July 7th, at the corner of 1st Avenue and 47th street in Manhattan.
In addition to the demands made by their counterparts in North Africa, Egyptians living in the diaspora are demanding the right to vote by absentee ballot in the upcoming elections that will decide the fate of Egyptian democracy.