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Information resources for Egypt

We continue to follow the fast-changing events in Egypt, hopeful that compiling vital information in one place helps people on the ground and their anxious relatives and friends. We just posted the first version of a resource page in response to the need for information such as emergency hotlines, embassy phone numbers, and recent updates about the unrest in Egypt. We plan to translate the page into Arabic and will continue adding useful information.

As has been widely reported, Internet access is limited inside Egypt. We hope that the resources on this page will be valuable for those in touch with friends and family on the ground and others simply eager to find information. We believe that access to information is a fundamental global right. YouTube is helping people access and share footage from the demonstrations. We also teamed up with Twitter to turn on a speak-to-tweet service that helps people in Egypt stay connected at this challenging time.

Our thoughts remain with those in Egypt.

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