The backlash begins

I've just received this SMS:

Protesting against police brutality, Egypt will wear BLACK on the 1st of June. Tell your friends.

More of this type of reaction will come, I'm sure.

Update: As pointed out in the comments, this will centered around a demo at 1pm at the Journalists' Syndicate in Downtown Cairo.

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region,