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The Library is safe
Alexandria, 07 February 2011  -- In the earlier statement I described the events in Egypt and reassured our friends about the safety of the Library and all our staff. As the protests continued, I am happy to report that opponents and supporters joined hands in protecting the library, and I am providing pictures and video on the website. The demonstrations were large and peaceful (video), and at prayer times, people prayed in front of the library.

Ismail Serageldin
Librarian of Alexandria
Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina
 
 
The Library of Alexandria P.O. Box 138 – Chatby, Alexandria 21526 , Egypt     Phone: +(203)-4839999 Fax: +(203)-4820450   Email: secretariat@bibalex.org