Mohamed ElBaradei, the opposition leader and also the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005 for his work as the director of the International Atomic Energy Agency, who was placed under house arrest today
"The Egyptian people will take care of themselves. The Egyptian people will be the ones who will make the change. We are not waiting for help or assistance from the outside world, but what I expect from the outside world is to practice what you preach, is to defend the rights of the Egyptian to their universal values."
Protests outside Egypt's embassy in London today:
Mohamed Ibrahim Elmasry, a professor at University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada who happens to be in Cairo has been managing to update his Facebook wall with reports on what he has been seeing on the streets below his apartment near Tahrir (Liberation) Square in the Egyptian capital: