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Hundreds of thousands of protestors gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square today in what many called a day of celebration.

Feb. 01, 2011

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Egypt today in the largest demonstrations yet. Ahmed Rehab spent the day in Tahrir Square in Cairo, site of one of the largest gatherings. He tells us about the peaceful day of celebration. Also, last week, Yeminis took to the streets of San'a, the capital. On Monday, protests erupted in some rural provinces, but Yemen-watcher Daniel Varisco tells us why Yemen is no Egypt or Tunisia. And last week, the prominent gay-rights activist David Kato was found murdered in his home in Uganda. We’ll talk with his colleague and friend Frank Mugisha, head of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) about the ongoing struggle for gay rights in Uganda.