Egyptian Revolution

Egyptian Revolution Egypt, the fall of a second dictatorship
It is precisely these two people who chased their tyrants, both gentle, as described by the nostalgic of a moribund Orientalism. It took them 100 days and an admirable determination to accomplish their will.
Egyptian Revolution 25, 28, diary of a revolution
Youssef Rakha, Egyptian journalist, photographer and writer gives testimony of the first two days, 25th and 28th January of the beginning of the Egyptian revolution. This testimony was originally published in Al Ahram online.
 
Egyptian Revolution Cairo: curfew and patriotic psychosis
Entering Maydan Al Tahrir that has now been occupied for the past 13 days by the opposition asking for President Moubarak’s resignation is much easier than getting out in the evening during curfew. Article published in French in “Maghreb Emergent” on the 6th of January 2011.
 
Egyptian Revolution What to wear on a revolution
This first question that comes to mind when you’re about to take part in a revolution is: what does one wear to a revolution? Amani Massoud tells us about her experience at the heart of the protest in Cairo.
 
Egyptian Revolution International media does not escape violence unleashed by Mubarak supporters
Reporters Without Borders unreservedly condemns today’s shocking attacks on BBC, Al Jazeera, CNN, Al-Arabiya and ABC News journalists by Mubarak supporters who were reportedly accompanied by plainclothes police.
 
Egyptian Revolution Egypt: Journalists targeted by police violence, arrests
Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns police use of violence against journalists covering Egypt’s street protests.
 

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