Blog entries from: Global Voices » Egypt

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April 1 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Tue Apr 1 2014, 18:06:15

Despite warnings, that jumping on the April Fool's bandwagon would lead to hell, netizens across the Arab world, used the day to criticise their governments.

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March 27 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Thu Mar 27 2014, 12:08:24

Egyptian blogger Nadia El Awady wrote a blog post in which she questions if women wearing Hijab face discrimination in western countries or not. Nadia, as an Egyptian who grew up in the US and lived prolonged periods in Europe, adds from her personal experience in regards to reactions she...

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March 24 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Mon Mar 24 2014, 16:22:27

Egypt today [March 24] sentenced 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death for their roles in violent riots in Minya, in Upper Egypt, last August.

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March 23 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Sun Mar 23 2014, 18:23:50

Celebrations continue as prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah is released from jail. In his first tweet after his release, the activist vows to "continue" the struggle.

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March 20 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Thu Mar 20 2014, 09:53:10

From Lebanon to Morocco, passing by Jordan, Israel, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Tunis, and Algeria, it seems like the MENA region is filled with people willing to just be happy and dance.

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March 7 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Fri Mar 7 2014, 16:25:27

Watch this video of an Egyptian woman asking US President Barak Obama to "shut up your mouse [mouth]," which is making the rounds.

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From Global Voices » Egypt Fri Mar 7 2014, 11:42:35

Saudi Arabia has declared the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation. Netizens wonder what will happen to MB members in nearby countries, like Bahrain.

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March 5 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Wed Mar 5 2014, 17:56:02

Prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah completed his 100th day in prison without trial today. Watch this video to find out about his case and more.

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March 4 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Tue Mar 4 2014, 14:12:28

Famous US Peace activist and co-founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin was detained and violently handcuffed without explanation by the Egyptian police, breaking her arm. She tweets her ordeal.

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February 19 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Wed Feb 19 2014, 10:40:53

Tom Devriendt lists 10 documentaries to look out for at the Luxor African Film Festival: The third edition of the Egyptian Luxor African Film Festival again has a wide-ranging programme scheduled for next month. Selected films will be showing in different competitions: Long Narrative, Short Narratives, Short Documentaries and Long...

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