Chicago Tribune: Troubles in Egypt spur another local rally

Several hundred people rallied Friday to support the ongoing anti-Mubarak government protests in Egypt.

Friday’s rally began about 5 p.m. on Illinois Street just west of Michigan Avenue, near the Egyptian consulate, where another local rally was held Jan. 29.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago)was one of the event’s sponsors, which CAIR said also included the Egyptian American Society, Muslims United Against Oppression, Mosque Foundation, International Solidarity Movement, Young Arab American Society, the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), and the Muslim American Society (MAS).