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Clinton Asks Egypt to Allow Protest, Not Block Twitter
January 26, 2011, 12:23 PM PST
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today urged the Egyptian government to allow peaceful protests to continue and not to block social media sites like Twitter Inc. and Facebook used by anti-government demonstrators.
“We call on all parties to exercise restraint and refrain from violence,” she told reporters in Washington. “We urge the Egyptian authorities not to prevent peaceful protests nor block communications, including on social media sites.”
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