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Hats off to Al-Jazeera


CommonDreams is spot on saluting Al Jazeera for its coverage of events in Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East.

"With over a million people converging in Cairo, Al-Jazeera continues its singularly courageous and comprehensive coverage. We are grateful to and humbled by them, we applaud them, we thank them. Ongoing live streaming, and more remarkable video of protesters hanging Mubarak in effigy. Also, a vital reminder here by Jeremy Scahill on the irony/hypocrisy of the sudden U.S. support for Al-Jazeera after years of opposition to it."

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