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August 19 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Tue Aug 19 2014, 20:36:46

Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah has entered an open-ended hunger strike until he is released from prison, his family said in a statement posted on Facebook today.

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From Global Voices » Egypt Tue Aug 19 2014, 15:25:11

It's been one year since security forces opened fire on peaceful protesters opposed to the ousting of Egypt's first democratically elected President Mohamed Morsi, killing hundreds.

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August 14 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Thu Aug 14 2014, 17:48:55

A year later a monument honouring police and military stands in the same place where hundreds of civilians were killed, says Photojournalist Mosaab ElShamy, who witnessed the massacre.

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August 4 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Mon Aug 4 2014, 09:43:23

Global Voices depends on its hard-working team of volunteer translators like Sonia Ordóñez, who has devoted most of her time to translating Advocacy stories.

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July 28 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Mon Jul 28 2014, 16:25:57

A photograph showing crowds outside a popular Cairo liquor store is making the rounds online. On Twitter, Tom Gara shares it with his 27.9K followers: Pic doing the rounds on FB of the scene at Drinkies, a popular Cairo liquor store, now that Ramadan is over. pic.twitter.com/VMsbiNtInH -- Tom Gara...

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July 12 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Sat Jul 12 2014, 05:00:12

Need some summer reading material? Here's a reading list of mostly Francophone authors recommended by the GV community.

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July 8 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Tue Jul 8 2014, 18:27:57

Arabs gloat at Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup semi-finals which ended minutes ago

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July 6 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Sun Jul 6 2014, 21:42:19

Joined by love, separated by prison walls. Mona Seif blogs about love, pain and hope, in this must-read post about about her sister Sanaa, jailed for protesting in Egypt.

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July 5 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Sat Jul 5 2014, 15:12:18

Eleven young men were arrested in Egypt while having a late night Ramadan meal, Suhoor, and accused of illegal gathering. Noor Mattar checks out the Suhoor detainees.

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July 4 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Fri Jul 4 2014, 20:06:40

Egyptian netizens are fuming over a price hike in fuel prices, which they say will lead to an increase in transportation, food and services costs.

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