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August 29 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Fri Aug 29 2014, 01:00:40

Hind started the TeMa Rebelle Festival to bring together young socially conscious musicians from the Arab world with their European counterparts so that they would meet and collaborate.

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August 28 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Thu Aug 28 2014, 18:07:54

In this interview, photographer Kim Badawi discusses his work on cultural encounters, and on the role of social media when mainstream news fails to report stories that matter to communities.

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August 25 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Mon Aug 25 2014, 18:07:14

Egyptians suffer from daily hours-long blackouts while government officials make contradicting statements regarding the cause.

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August 22 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Fri Aug 22 2014, 10:45:34

The Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Media Legal Defence Initiative asked the UN to intervene immediately in the case of Abd El Fattah, who began a hunger strike this week.

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August 20 2014

From Global Voices » Egypt Wed Aug 20 2014, 15:05:09

Through the sarcastic hash tag #EgyPoliceTipsToUS, Twitter users are advising US police on how to respond to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri.

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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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