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Blogger writes about, shows video of Egyptian, Syrian revolutions

Syrian Revolution: The first million man protest Friday ‘Graphic’ Egyptian Chronicles is a blog is following and posting about the several protests across many Arab countries this year. The posts are fairly regular, with at least one post or more … Continue reading

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Documenting the protests: Photos help visualize a movement

Photos of the protests Purephoto is a website that allows users to showcase and share their photos. Photographer Hossam el-Hamalawy has been documenting and sharing the protests in Syria. He also has several photo collections on the site from Tahrir … Continue reading

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Egyptians join Syrians to protest

Egypt: Protesting for Syria This blog post from Global Voices is by Amira Al Hussaini, a blogger and journalist in Bahrain. Hussaini writes about Egyptians who are joining Syrians in their protest. She includes photos, videos and tweets by protesters. … Continue reading

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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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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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