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A short verse for Cairo

Champollion Street

Evening
Grinds down
A Mechanic slowly Continue reading

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Egypt: Coptic Christians continue protest outside Egyptian state TV

For the past nine days, Coptic Christians have protested outside Egyptian State Televsion, angry about the violent deaths of 13 young men during a crackdown on an earlier protest ignited by the burning of a church in Helwan. Continue reading

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Egypt’s Workers in Revolution: An Interview with Labor Journalist Jano Charbel

Jano Charbel covered labor issues for years while working at the popular Egyptian daily al-Masr al-Youm. Now freelancing after the revolution, he continues to follow labor protests and strikes as pressure mounts on both sides to find solutions to things as basic as minimum wage. Continue reading

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My confiscated camera and Egyptians’ right to know

He gave me a dusty little reciept with my passport number and the number we attached to my camera on it. Later I saw that the stationary he used to write the reciept was from the days of the United Arab Republic under Gamal abd al Nasr. Continue reading

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#Egypt: VIDEO: Masses in Tahrir for March 4th demonstration welcome new PM Essam Sharaf

Masses gathered in Tahrir square on March 4th to push for further changes, welcome PM Essam Sharaf. Continue reading

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