Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Egypt’s doctors take on Mubarak

The Egyptian organization Doctors Without Rights has held several high-profile demonstrations recently to protest the low wages doctors are forced to live on, BBC News reported Wednesday.

Led by Dr. Mona Mina, a passionate Coptic Christian woman, Doctors Without Rights embodies the growing dissatisfaction among Egypt’s middle class, not only with the political repression that has come to characterize President Hosni Mubarak’s regime, but also with the state of the economy. Inflation is up and soaring food and energy costs are pushing a growing number of educated, middle class Egyptians into poverty.

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