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Labour unions boost Egypt protests - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

Labour unions boost Egypt protests - Middle East - Al Jazeera English: "Egyptian labour unions have gone on a nationwide strike, adding momentum to pro-democracy demonstrations in Cairo and other cities.

Al Jazeera correspondents, reporting from Egypt, said around 20,000 factory workers stayed away from work on Wednesday.

'It is a significant gain for the pro-democracy supporters' if the unions get involved in demonstrations, Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reported from Cairo.

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