Two union federations that have been leaders in the "Arab Spring," in Tunisia and Bahrain, received the AFL-CIO's top human rights award.
Even in Dallas on the day before the Superbowl, demonstrators stood up in solidarity with the democracy movement in Egypt.
People all over the world have had their eyes on Egypt the past ten days because of the dramatic events unfolding there. Al Jazeera, the Doha, Qatar-based satellite news network has been a key way for the world to access live footage.
Several thousand people - Egyptians, Egyptian Americans and other New Yorkers - showed up here Jan. 29 in solidarity with the pro-democracy movement in Egypt.