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Book on Egyptian revolutions describes protests as butterfly flutter

Egyptian revolution book review series: Kefaya – laying the foundations for the 25 January revolution This article from Ahram Online is a book review that describes the 2005 protests in Egypt, called Kefaya or Enough, and how they influenced the … Continue reading

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Former Egyptian president Muburak and sons in prison, investigation pending

Egypt detains Mubarak and sons According to this Al Jazeera article, the ex-leader and his two sons will be held for 15 days pending a probe into an abuse of authority. The ongoing investigation will look into allegations of corruption, … Continue reading

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Mapping out the unrest

Unrest in the Middle East and Africa — country by country This interactive graphic and map from CNN effectively illustrates where revolutions and protests have occurred in the Middle East and Africa regions. Each picture shows a specific country in … Continue reading

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New presidential elections proposed in Egypt

Egypt Proposes Competitive Presidential Elections According to a Huffington Post article, Egypt is proposing competitive presidential elections. A constitutional reform panel is imposing a two-term limit on future presidents. Candidates are allowed to run if they: Collect 30,000 signatures from … Continue reading

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An awakening of will: Standing up to injustice

The Economist’s Egyptian protest cover The Feb. 17, 2011 article in The Economist describes “the awakening” of Arabs and Muslims in countries across the Middle East. It recounts how the Jan. 25 Egypt protests started, with protests in Tunisia. Then … Continue reading

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An overview of the 2011 Egypt protests

The democracy protests in Egypt have been going on since Jan. 25, 2011. I will be posting an assortment of articles, links, videos and information to direct readers to learn more about the protests. I will not be doing the … Continue reading

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