Egyptian protesters don't have faith in the Mubarak regime's promised reforms, and have vowed to continue their fight despite continued repression. See
Meanwhile, Western archaeologists have rallied around the regime, and one of their number has even suggested that Antiquities Minister Hawass be made Prime Minister. See
There may be innocent blood on the streets, but the promise of continued access to archaeological sites in the country evidently speaks louder to many Western archaeologists.