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Imprisoned Egyptian Activist Slams 'Incompetent Regime'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.06.2014 | World

The international community is ratcheting up pressure on the Egyptian government to release imprisoned protesters ahead of the Feb. 10 appeals hearing...

Shadee Ashtari

Jailed Egyptian Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Describes Prison In Smuggled Letters

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

"It is forbidden to read or write, and entering a pen and paper to the political prisoners is more difficult than smuggling in drugs, and whoever is c...

Egypt Jails Famed Activists

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

CAIRO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Three leading Egyptian activists were sentenced to three years in prison each on Sunday in a case brought over their role in...

Beyond The Easter Bunny: Ambassador Sparks Open Government Web Challenge

Daniel Ben-Horin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Technology
Daniel Ben-Horin

It's a bit of a stretch to make Mark Gitenstein, U.S. Ambassador to Romania, a poster child for technology-fueled activism, but I'm going to take a whack at it.

Whether in Egypt or America, It Takes Organization to Win

James Zogby | Posted 12.22.2011 | World
James Zogby

With elections in Tunisia happening this week, and with Egypt's just around the corner, we need to be prepared to accept an outcome that may be disappointing to some, but should not be surprising to anyone.

Pro-Democracy Youth Leaders in Egypt Detained on False Charges

Levi Felix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Levi Felix

Jailed on false charges and still 19 months away from presidential elections, democracy activists face escalated police brutality, attempting to diable their demostrative impact against Mubarak's oppressive regime.

Guilty of Hope: Egyptian Activists Arrested For Promoting El Baradei

Wael Nawara | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wael Nawara

Last night, several Egyptian Activists and bloggers were arrested while spraying graffiti banners promoting El Baradei. But their real crime is that they are trying to summon a spirit that is evil in the eyes of the current regime.