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Entries Tagged as 'Cairo'

Practical Primer for Protest

February 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Agitprop, Egypt, Human rights, Politics

Here are the Egyptian activists action plans, with English translation, as published by The Atlantic a few days ago:

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al-Tahrir Square Protesters’ Declaration

February 4th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Agitprop, Arab Culture, Egypt, Freedom of Speech

Again via Jadaliyya site, the English translation of the al-Tahrir protesters’ Declaration. Translation thanks to Fida Adely. Declaration: Egyptian Youth Protesting in Midan al-Tahrir First Main Point: The Promises of the President and the Events of February 2 We have been protesting since January 25 and conducting a sit-in in Tahrir (Liberation) Square. We strongly condemn […]

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From Cairo

February 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Arab Culture, Demonstrations, Human rights, Journalism, Middle East, Uncategorized

The photos above are by our friend the poet Belle Gironda who is teaching at the American University in Cairo and returned to that city a or so week ago. Yesterday she took a whole batch of photos and posted them to her facebook page. So, if you have access to facebook, go check them out there, i.e. click here. […]

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Gaza Freedom March Blocked in Cairo

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Agitprop, Gaza Strip, Human rights, Middle East, Palestine

This post by Max Ajl via adbusters; more info can be found here and here. Swiss Free Gaza Action on December 27 The Gaza Freedom March (GFM) was conceived as a massive nonviolent mobilization to end the suffocating siege of the Gaza strip. It was to have seen 1,400 internationals from over 40 countries, including […]

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